Computer modeling of the wrist has followed other fields in the search for descriptive
methods to understand the biomechanics of injury. Using patient-specific 3D computer models, we
may better understand the biomechanics of wrist fractures in order to plan better care. We may better
estimate fracture morphology and stability and evaluate surgical indications, design more adequate
or effective surgical approaches and develop novel methods of therapy. The purpose of this
review is to question the actual advances made in the understanding of wrist fractures using computer
Keywords: Wrist fracture, scaphoid fracture, finite element analysis, 3D computer model, wrist biomechanics, deformity.
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