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1Introduction

If standard plates are used, bone graft from the distal radius may be necessary to avoid delay in bone healing and ...

Instability due to palmar comminution

If standard plates are used, bone graft from the distal radius may be necessary to avoid delay in bone healing and consequent secondary displacement, or failure of fixation. Angularly stable plate fixation, using a locking compression plate (LCP), prevents secondary displacement without the need of bone grafting.