First experiences with a new adjustable plate for osteosynthesis of scaphoid nonunions.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Plate osteosynthesis of the scaphoid, as reported earlier by Ender, has lost its importance in the past few years, after Herbert's introduction of the simple and successful technique of screw osteosynthesis. Only in rare cases does one encounter failed healing or instability of the fragments. Even with a vascularized bone chip, it is not always… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181f65721

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