[Excision of the lunate bone in Kienboeck's disease. Report of 17 cases].

@article{Kawai1990ExcisionOT,
  title={[Excision of the lunate bone in Kienboeck's disease. Report of 17 cases].},
  author={Hideo Kawai and Laurent Sedel},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie de la main et du membre superieur : organe officiel des societes de chirurgie de la main = Annals of hand and upper limb surgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={271-5}
}
We have performed excision of the lunate in 17 cases (partial excision of the lunate in two cases and total excision of the lunate in 15 cases) for the Decoulx stage III Kienböck's disease with an average follow-up of 11 years 7 months. Excellent and good results were obtained in 11 cases ont of 17 (65 per cent). After partial excision of the lunate, the… CONTINUE READING