[Evaluation of a technical modification to Mannerfelt's total wrist fusion technique in a series of 19 rheumatoid wrists].

We studied a technical modification of Mannerfelt's total wrist fusion technique in a series of 19 wrists. A fully intramedullary technique without dorsal carpal fixation was used to protect the extensor tendons. Two intramedullary Rush pins without dorsal staples were used during the arthrodesis procedure. Nineteen rheumatoid arthritis wrists (2 bilateral… CONTINUE READING