Fractures of the proximal interphalangeal joints of the fingers

C Y Ng, C W Oliver

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Abstract / Description of output

Fractures of the proximal interphalangeal joint include a wide spectrum of injuries, from stable avulsion fractures to complex fracture-dislocations. Stability of the joint is paramount in determining the appropriate treatment, which should aim to facilitate early mobilisation and restoration of function.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)705-12
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery, British Volume
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Biomechanical Phenomena
  • Dislocations
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint
  • Fractures, Bone
  • Humans
  • Joint Instability
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Time Factors


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