Scaphoid bone

Known as: Os Scaphoideum, Scaphoid, Hand Navicular Bones 
A nut-shaped bone of the wrist located in the radial site of the hand. It is one of the eight carpal bones.
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The incidence of MRI detected scaphoid and other wrist fractures was determined in a clinical setting in patients with suspicion… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Nondisplaced scaphoid fractures treated with prolonged cast immobilization may result in temporary joint stiffness and… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
We used a free vascularized small periosteal bone graft to treat scaphoid nonunion. The graft consisted of periosteum, full… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE To evaluate the diagnostic value of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in patients with clinical suspicion of scaphoid… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Nonunion and avascular necrosis after scaphoid fractures continue to be problem sequelae because of unrecognized injuries… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Forty-five patients with 46 scaphoid fractures were studied more than 6 months after union by clinical examination and trispiral… (More)
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1988
1988
Twenty-one cases of unstable fractures of the scaphoid were treated by open reduction, length restoration by interpositional… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
The use of a soft tissue flap of wrist capsule in reconstructive surgery is described. Stabilization is achieved by capsulodesis… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
A new and simple operative technique has been developed to provide rigid internal fixation for all types of fractures of the… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
The scaphoid fracture is commonest in young men in the age group 15 to 29 years, who have the highest incidence of non-union… (More)
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