Functional Anatomy of the Carpus in Flexion and Extension and in Radial and Ulnar Deviations: An In Vivo Two- and Three-Dimensional CT Study

  • Véronique Feipel
  • Marcel Rooze
  • Stéphane Louryan
  • Marc Lemort
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 256)


The complexity of carpal functional anatomy necessitates sophisticated experimental devices for assessment. Moreover many points in our knowledge and comprehension of the wrist in physiological and pathological conditions remain obscure. It is thus a challenge to develop an accessible investigation method, that is easy to handle and constitutes an educational as well as a diagnostic means to study normal and pathological carpal biomechanics.


Motion Component Carpal Bone Wrist Motion Wrist Flexion Ulnar Deviation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Véronique Feipel
    • 1
  • Marcel Rooze
    • 1
  • Stéphane Louryan
    • 2
  • Marc Lemort
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory for Functional AnatomyUniversity of BrusselsBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.C.R.E.A.R.I.M.BrusselsBelgium

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