Acute Fractures of the Carpal Scaphoid-Literature Review

  • Published 2016

Abstract

Introduction/Methods: Scaphoid fractures are the most common fractures of the carpal bones of the wrist, and represent 11% of all fractures of the upper extremity and between 70% and 80% of all carpal fractures. In most cases, the mechanism of injury is a fall with the wrist extended. Although conservative treatment of stable fractures of the carpal… (More)

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