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Table 1 Radiologic evaluation according to the Dresdner Score

From: Repositioning and stabilization of the radial styloid process in comminuted fractures of the distal radius using a single approach: the radio-volar double plating technique

Parameter Rating Points Preoperative (n) Postoperative (n)
Volar inclination Norm 5-15° 0 - 8
  Deviation 5-10° 1 2 2
  Deviation >10° 2 8 -
Loss of radial length Till 2 mm 0 - 10
  3-4 mm 1 2 -
  > 4 mm 2 8 -
Radial inclination 20-25° 0 - 6
  Deviation 5-10° 1 5 4
  Deviation >10° 2 5 -
Joint line No steps 0 - 8
  Steps till 2 mm 1 2 1
  Steps >2 mm 2 8 1
Mean total points preoperative 6.9   
Mean total points postoperative 0.9   
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