Arthroscopic dorsal capsulo-ligamentous repair in the treatment of chronic scapho-lunate ligament tears.

@article{Wahegaonkar2013ArthroscopicDC,
  title={Arthroscopic dorsal capsulo-ligamentous repair in the treatment of chronic scapho-lunate ligament tears.},
  author={Abhijeet L. Wahegaonkar and Christophe L Mathoulin},
  journal={Journal of wrist surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={141-8}
}
Introduction Scapholunate ligament injuries usually result due to a fall on the outstretched hand leading to scapholunate instability. The natural history of untreated scapholunate instability remains controversial and usually results in late arthritic changes- the so-called "SLAC" wrist. The advent of wrist arthroscopy helps in early diagnosis and treatment of these serious injuries. In selected cases with reducible scapholunate instability (Garcia-Elias stages 2, 3 and 4) we propose a new… CONTINUE READING

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