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When Can Plates and Screws Be Removed after Forearm Surgery?

Answer from Dr. Ramon B. Gustilo, M.D.:
Typically, we like to wait a minimum of one year following surgery to remove hardware, which you have attained. If x-rays show the fractures to be well-healed, then the plates and screws can be removed if you desire.

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