Executive Editor: Peter Trafton, Michael Baumgaertner

Authors: Peter Kloen, David Ring

Proximal forearm Ulna, extraarticular, simple - Lag screw and protection plate

Overview

Lateral decubitus position i

The lateral decubitus position can be helpful for managing proximal forearm fractures, particularly for large patients or those with concurrent distal humerus fractures.

Supine for posterior access i

The majority of patients with isolated proximal forearm fracture can be positioned supine, with the arm across the chest, posterior exposure is enhanced.

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