Mechanical evaluation of the scaphoid shift test.

@article{Wolfe1994MechanicalEO,
  title={Mechanical evaluation of the scaphoid shift test.},
  author={Scott W. Wolfe and Joseph J. Crisco},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={762-8}
}
Manipulative examination of the carpal bones is an important facet of the examination of the wrist. Abnormal translation of portions of the carpus in response to applied force is a commonly used clinical indicator of ligament injury. Unilateral scaphoid hypermobility during the so-called scaphoid shift test is felt to represent traumatic instability, especially in the context of wrist injury. The test, however, is subjective, and requires considerable experience to correlate the degree of… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-6 of 6 extracted citations

Klinische Untersuchung des Handgelenkes und der Hand

Der Schmerz • 2017
View 9 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Klinische Untersuchung des Handgelenkes und der Hand

Der Orthopäde • 2016
View 9 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

The value of provocative tests for the wrist and elbow: a literature review.

Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists • 2013

Physical examination of the wrist.

The Orthopedic clinics of North America • 2007
View 1 Excerpt

Radiographic observation of the scaphoid shift test.

The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume • 2003

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…