Arthroscopic Debridement Pinning: Management of Recent and Unstable Perilunate Injuries

  • L. Van OverstraetenEmail author


When a scapholunate or triquetrolunate injury is stabilized within 6 weeks from the date of the trauma, its midterm or long-term outcome is usually favourable. Indeed, the use of wires to stabilize the joint in anatomic reduction for a period from 6 to 8 weeks slows down or prevents adaptive collapse [1, 4, 6].


Plaster Cast Anatomic Reduction Arthroscopic Debridement Pneumatic Tourniquet Dorsal Decubitus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hand and Foot Surgery Unit SPRLTournaiBelgium

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