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Scapholunate Ligament Reconstruction Using a Bone-Ligament-Bone Autograft

  • J. Goubau
  • P. Van Hoonacker
  • B. Berghs
  • D. Kerckhove
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Abstract

Injuries of the scapholunate ligament are often underestimated. In the acute phase, radiographs are often misleading. Initially, patients have quite sharp pains which tend to decrease over a couple of weeks with rest, immobilization and painkillers.The described technique is useful in treating chronic unstable Scapholunate tears

Keywords

Sharp Pain Scapholunate Ligament Rotatory Subluxation Radial Epiphysis Single Pinning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Goubau
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. Van Hoonacker
    • 1
  • B. Berghs
    • 1
  • D. Kerckhove
    • 1
  1. 1.Hand and Upper Limb Unit, Department of Orthopaedics and TraumaAZ St Jan AV Brugge – OostendeBrugesBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumatologyUniversity Hospital BrusselsBrusselsBelgium

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