Intercarpal arthrodesis by dowel bone grafting.

Abstract

Successful intercarpal arthrodesis requires a stable fusion with maintenance of correct alignment and spatial relationship of the carpus. The technique described utilizes a series of tube saws to fashion the arthrodesis bed and then insert a sized iliac crest dowel bone graft with a tight interference fit. This technique has been used in 24 patients over a… (More)

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@article{Sandow1992IntercarpalAB, title={Intercarpal arthrodesis by dowel bone grafting.}, author={Marcel Sandow and Y. L. Wai and M. Geoffrey Hayes}, journal={Journal of hand surgery}, year={1992}, volume={17 4}, pages={463-6} }