The Sauvé-Kapandji procedure for osteoarthritis of the distal radioulnar joint.

  title={The Sauv{\'e}-Kapandji procedure for osteoarthritis of the distal radioulnar joint.},
  author={Akio Minami and Katsuhiro Suzuki and Naoki Suenaga and J. Ishikawa},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={20 4},
The Sauvé-Kapandji procedure has been performed in 15 patients with primary and secondary osteoarthritis of the distal radioulnar joint. The average age of the patients was 45 years (range, 31-63 years). There were 12 men and 3 women. The follow-up period averaged 2 years and 11 months. Postoperative pain relief was good in all wrists. The preoperative range of motion of the wrist joint averaged 50 degrees extension and 44 degrees flexion. Forearm motion averaged 66 degrees pronation and 64… CONTINUE READING


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