[Total denervation of the wrist. Apropos of 50 cases].

  title={[Total denervation of the wrist. Apropos of 50 cases].},
  author={Guy Foucher and Juliana Bayeux da Silva and Angel Ferreres},
  journal={Revue de chirurgie orthopedique et reparatrice de l'appareil moteur},
  volume={78 3},
Fifty patients who underwent a total denervation of the wrist were reviewed after an average of 5 years post-operatively. The main aetiology was diffuse osteo-arthritis secondary to scaphoid nonunion (44 per cent) and Kienbock's disease, stage IV (22 per cent). This resulted in pain and functional disability. Another surgical procedure was carried out in 40… CONTINUE READING