Obesity and distal radius fractures: A bad combination

By Annie Hayashi

Obesity affects outcomes after distal radius fracture surgical treatment

The first study to examine the impact of obesity on outcomes after surgical treatment of distal radius fractures finds worse outcomes for obese patients than for their non-obese counterparts.

This content is only available to members of the AAOS.

Please log in using the link at the top right corner of this page to access your exclusive AAOS member content.

Not a member? Become a member!

Advertisements


Advertisement