Percutaneous screw fixation for fractures of the scaphoid.

@article{Wozasek1991PercutaneousSF,
  title={Percutaneous screw fixation for fractures of the scaphoid.},
  author={Gerald Eliot Wozasek and K D Moser},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1991},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={138-42}
}
We describe a percutaneous technique for screw fixation of all types of fractures of the scaphoid. During a 15-year period ending in 1984, 280 cases were treated by this method; 198 of them returned for evaluation in 1986 and comprise the material for this report. After a mean postoperative time of 82 months, 89% of the recent fractures had united as well as 81.8% of those with delayed or nonunion and 42.8% of those with sclerotic nonunion. 

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