Reliability of the pronator quadratus fat pad sign to predict the severity of distal radius fractures
Julia Loesaus, Isabel Wobbe, Erik Stahlberg, Joerg Barkhausen, Jan Peter Goltz, Department for Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein, 23538 Lübeck, Germany
Author contributions: Loesaus J and Goltz JP contributed to study conception and design; Loesaus J and Goltz JP contributed to acquisition of data; Loesaus J and Stahlberg E contributed to analysis and interpretation of data; Loesaus J and Goltz JP contributed to drafting of manuscript; Wobbe I and Barkhausen J contributed to critical revision.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein.
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Correspondence to: Julia Loesaus, MD, Department for Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lübeck, Germany. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 19, 2017
Peer-review started: January 20, 2017
First decision: May 22, 2017
Revised: June 26, 2017
Accepted: July 14, 2017
Article in press: July 17, 2017
Published online: September 28, 2017