The Role of the Scapho — Trapezial — Trapezoidal Ligament Complex on Scaphoid Kinematics

  • Christian L. Jantea
  • Kai-Nan An
  • Ronald L. Linscheid
  • W. P. CooneyIII
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Instability of the scaphoid is a common factor in instabilities of the wrist.17,26 Most scientific interest has focused on the scapholunate ligament with regard to the instability pattern of the scaphoid.16,18,20


Tendon Sheath Motion Component Wrist Motion Flexor Carpus Radialis Ulnar Deviation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian L. Jantea
    • 1
  • Kai-Nan An
    • 2
  • Ronald L. Linscheid
    • 2
  • W. P. CooneyIII
    • 2
  1. 1.Orthopedic DepartmentHeinrich-Heine-University DüsseldorfGermany
  2. 2.Orthopedic Biomechanics LaboratoryMayo Clinic/Mayo FoundationRochesterUSA

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