Results of the modified Sauvé-Kapandji procedure in the treatment of chronic posttraumatic derangement of the distal radioulnar joint.

@article{Lamey1998ResultsOT,
  title={Results of the modified Sauv{\'e}-Kapandji procedure in the treatment of chronic posttraumatic derangement of the distal radioulnar joint.},
  author={D M Lamey and Diego Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1998},
  volume={80 12},
  pages={1758-69}
}
We reviewed the results of a modified Sauvé-Kapandji procedure with tenodesis of the flexor carpi ulnaris to the carpus in eighteen patients who had chronic derangement of the distal radioulnar joint. There were fourteen men and four women. The mean supination of the forearm had improved from 16 degrees (range, 0 to 75 degrees) preoperatively to 76 degrees (range, 40 to 90 degrees) at the time of the latest follow-up, and the mean pronation had improved from 42 degrees (range, 0 to 80 degrees… CONTINUE READING