Arthroscopically assisted percutaneous fixation of Bennett fractures.

  title={Arthroscopically assisted percutaneous fixation of Bennett fractures.},
  author={Randall W. Culp and Jeff W Johnson},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={35 1},
Arthroscopic-assisted reduction and fixation of Bennett-type fractures of the thumb metacarpal allow for the confirmation of reduction as well as the assessment of the degree of chondral damage. With use of a 1.9-mm arthroscope and a traction tower, direct visualization and reduction is possible. Traditional methods of fixation are used to secure the fracture fragment. Postoperative rehabilitation follows the usual protocol used in both open and percutaneous techniques. However, the potential… CONTINUE READING