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    Acta chirurgiae orthopaedicae…
    1999

[Technique of transposition of os pisiforme in treatment kienböck disease of the lunate.].

@article{Pech1999TechniqueOT,
  title={[Technique of transposition of os pisiforme in treatment kienb{\"o}ck disease of the lunate.].},
  author={Jocelyn Pech and Ondřej Naňka and David J. Pokorny},
  journal={Acta chirurgiae orthopaedicae et traumatologiae Cechoslovaca},
  year={1999},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={
          171-5
        }
}
The authors present an overview of surgical treatment of I-IV Degree aseptic necrosis of the lunate. They deal in detail with the transposition of os pisiforme which is indicated in compressive changes of the lunate bone in III and IV degrees of Decoulx classification. They present the surgical procedure verified on anatomical cadavers. Transposition of os pisiforme to the space left after the extirpated lunate preserves the integrity of proximal line of carpal bones, the fundamental… CONTINUE READING