Percutaneous Pinning of the Fifth Carpometacarpal Joint

@inproceedings{Mozaffarian2012PercutaneousPO,
  title={Percutaneous Pinning of the Fifth Carpometacarpal Joint},
  author={Kamran Mozaffarian and Amir Reza Vosoughi and Arya Hedjazi and Mohammad Zarenezhad and Mehdi Khadem Nazmi},
  year={2012}
}
Background: Traditional treatment of unstable fifth carpometacarpal joint injuries is closed reduction and pinning. The aim of this study was to determine the safest corridor for pinning of fifth carpometacarpal joint to prevent the iatrogenic injury to the ulnar nerve and tendons . Methods: In the first phase of study, three fresh cadaver samples were dissected and the safest directions of kirschner wire insertion in coronal and sagittal planes were determined to the base of the fifth… CONTINUE READING

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