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Metal pins no better than traditional plaster cast for a broken wrist

Trial finds no difference in pain or wrist function at 12 months compared with moulded cast Using metal K-wires (commonly known as ‘pins’) to hold broken wrist bones in place


Do obesity and smoking affect healing after wrist fracture surgery?

Both obesity and smoking can have negative effects on bone health. A recent study led by a team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in the USA, examined whether