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The anatomy and vascularity of the lunate: considerations applied to Kienböck's disease.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to assess the anatomy and vascularity of the lunate. The genesis of lunatomalacia requires some combination of vascular risk and mechanical predisposition. TheExpand
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Periprosthetic proximal fracture in total wrist arthroplasty.
To the Editor: A periprosthetic fracture in total wrist arthroplasty (TWA) is rare. The literature documents 1 case in 1996 after revision of the distal component of a TWA for bone loosening. AExpand
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Monteggia fractures in adults. Review of 54 cases.
INTRODUCTION We present a review of Monteggia fractures treated in our hospital between 1992 and 1998. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty four patients with a Monteggia fracture were treated in ourExpand
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Dorsolateral biplane closing radial osteotomy in zero variant cases of Kienböck's disease.
Twenty-six patients with Lichtman stages II and III Kienböck's disease had biplane dorsolateral radial closing osteotomy to reduce the radial inclination and dorsal angles on the sagittal plane. TheExpand
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New Surgical Approach to Advanced Kienböck Disease: Lunate Replacement With Pedicled Vascularized Scaphoid Graft and Radioscaphoidal Partial Arthrodesis
Reconstructive procedures such as proximal row carpectomy or partial arthrodesis have been commonly proposed for advanced Kienböck disease (Lichtmann IIIB to IV). The purpose of this study is toExpand
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Simultaneous triple dislocation of the small finger.
To the Editor: Simultaneous dislocation of all phalangeal joints of a triphalangeal digit is extraordinary. The literature documents just one such a case in an index finger in 1989. We present aExpand
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Single-stage reconstruction of the flexor mechanism of the fingers with a free vascularized tendon flap: case report.
The reconstruction of the flexor tendon in zones I and II of a ring finger in a single stage, using a free vascularized tendon graft, is reported in a single clinical case. The flexor digitorumExpand
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Volar Locking Plate Breakage after Nonunion of a Distal Radius Osteotomy
We report a 38-year-old male with a nonunion followed by plate breakage after volar plating of a distal radius osteotomy. Volar locking plates have added a new approach to the treatment of distalExpand
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Luxaciones infrecuentes del carpo
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