Metacarpal Shaft Fractures - Relevant Articles


  1. Current Concepts – Meals C, Meals R. Hand fractures: A review of current treatment strategies. JHS 2013;38A: 1021-1031.
  2. Review Article – Weinstein LP, Hanel DP. Metacarpal fractures. JASSH 2002; 2(4): 168 – 180.
  3. Special Topic – Hiatt SV, Begonia MT, Thiagarajan G, Hutchison RL. Biomechanical comparison of 2 methods of intramedullary K-wire fixation of transverse metacarpal fractures. JHS 2015; 40(8): 1586-1590.
  4. Special Topic – Strauch RJ, Rosenwasser MP, Lunt JG. Metacarpal shaft fractures: The effect of shortening on the extensor tendon mechanism. JHS 1998; 23A: 519-523.