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Bone grafts and bone substitutes for treating distal radial fractures in adults

  1. Helen HG Handoll1,*,
  2. Adam C Watts2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group

Published Online: 23 APR 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 6 JUN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006836.pub2


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Handoll HHG, Watts AC. Bone grafts and bone substitutes for treating distal radial fractures in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006836. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006836.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Teesside, Centre for Rehabilitation Sciences (CRS), Research Institute for Health Sciences and Social Care, Middlesborough, Tees Valley, UK

  2. 2

    Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Edinburgh, UK

*Helen HG Handoll, Centre for Rehabilitation Sciences (CRS), Research Institute for Health Sciences and Social Care, University of Teesside, School of Health and Social Care, Middlesborough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BA, UK. h.handoll@tees.ac.uk. H.Handoll@ed.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 APR 2008

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  4. Additional references
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Chapman 1997 {published data only}
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Zimmermann 2003 {published data only}
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