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Results of the Modified Brunelli Technique for Chronic Static Scapholunate Instability

  • L. De Smet
  • P. Van Hoonacker
  • S. Goeminne
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Abstract

Scapholunate instability is the most common pattern of carpal instability. Despite their frequency, these lesions are often missed or poorly treated, and this may lead to an important amount of wrist dysfunction and degeneration [1]. Treatment of chronic scapholunate instability remains controversial. There is no consensus between different stabilization procedures such as capsulodesis, tenodesis, and intercarpal fusions [1].

Keywords

Grip Strength Suture Anchor Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Flexor Carpus Radialis Flexor Carpus Radialis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hand Surgery Unit, Department of Orthopedic SurgeryU.Z. PellenbergLubbeek (Pellenberg)Belgium
  2. 2.Hand and Upper Limb Unit, Department of Orthopaedics and TraumaAZ St Jan AV Brugge – OostendeBrugesBelgium

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