Cannulated variable pitch compression screw fixation of scaphoid fractures using a limited dorsal approach.

Scaphoid fractures are common in the young, active patient. Treatment is challenging because of the complex three-dimensional anatomy of the scaphoid and the tenuous blood supply. Traditionally, cast immobilization has been used for the management of non-displaced fractures with satisfactory outcomes reported in the literature. However, non-surgical… (More)