Lesions of the scapholunate ligaments in acute wrist trauma – arthroscopic diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment

@article{Peicha1997LesionsOT,
  title={Lesions of the scapholunate ligaments in acute wrist trauma – arthroscopic diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment},
  author={Gerolf Peicha and F. J. Seibert and Michael Fellinger and Wolfgang Grechenig and Gert Schippinger},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={1997},
  volume={5},
  pages={176-183}
}
The final result of the treatment of distal intra-articular radius fractures depends both on the accuracy of the fracture reduction and on the presence of additional carpal injuries. In particular, lesions of the intrinsic ligaments usually lead to severe degenerative damage of the wrist joint if they are missed primarily. With the introduction of wrist arthroscopy, these tears can be evaluated and treated earlier. Since 1993 arthroscopically assisted treatment has been performed in 23 patients… CONTINUE READING