Fractures Amenable to Treatment by Lag Screw Fixation

  • Gustave E. Fackelman
  • David M. Nunamaker


The most common fracture of the carpus presented for internal fixation is the slab fracture of the anterior or anteromedial aspect of the third carpal bone.


Carpal Bone Metacarpal Bone Screw Head Stab Incision Pilot Hole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gustave E. Fackelman
    • 1
  • David M. Nunamaker
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Veterinary MedicineTufts UniversityNorth GraftonUSA
  2. 2.New Bolton CenterSchool of Veterinary MedicineKennett SquareUSA

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