Scapholunate advanced collapse and scaphoid nonunion advanced collapse arthritis--update on evaluation and treatment.

@article{Strauch2011ScapholunateAC,
  title={Scapholunate advanced collapse and scaphoid nonunion advanced collapse arthritis--update on evaluation and treatment.},
  author={Robert J. Strauch},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={729-35}
}
Scapholunate advanced collapse (SLAC) and scaphoid nonunion advanced collapse are common patterns of wrist arthritis. Scaphoid nonunion advanced collapse is caused by trauma, whereas SLAC wrist may also result from chronic pseudogout and can appear bilaterally without a clear history of injury. Surgical treatment for SLAC wrist includes 4-corner arthrodesis, capitolunate arthrodesis, complete wrist arthrodesis, proximal row carpectomy (PRC), denervation, and radial styloidectomy. Scaphoid… CONTINUE READING

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