[Scapholunate dissociation. Results of ligament suture and ligament-plasty].

The diagnosis of scapholunate ligament rupture is frequently missed. Untreated, it will lead to carpal collapse and arthrosis of the wrist, and ultimately to scapholunate advanced collapse (SLAC-wrist). We report the results of 20 patients treated either by direct suture or reconstruction of the ligament with a follow-up of three to five years after surgery… CONTINUE READING