Arthrodesis of the spastic wrist.

@article{Rayan1999ArthrodesisOT,
  title={Arthrodesis of the spastic wrist.},
  author={Ghazi M Rayan and Benjamin T Young},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={944-52}
}
The clinical and radiographic results of 9 patients (11 wrists) who had wrist arthrodeses for severe spastic flexion contracture were evaluated. The spasticity was due to cerebral palsy, traumatic head injury, and cerebrovascular accident. All wrist deformities were aesthetically unappealing and the patients or their caretakers had difficulty with hygiene or function. The subjective evaluation included overall satisfaction, hand hygiene, wrist deformity, functional improvement, and willingness… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…