Executive Editor: Steve Krikler

Authors: Renato Fricker, Jesse Jupiter, Matej Kastelec

Distal forearm Extraarticular wedge or multifragmentary fracture of the radius - ORIF - Palmar bridge plate

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Palmar approach

The modified Henry approach uses the plane between flexor carpi radialis tendon and the radial artery.


Anatomy of the distal forearm

A thorough knowledge of the anatomy around the wrist is essential. The following images give a short introduction.