Darrach’s procedure

Keith Aldrich, Zubin Panthaki

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter details the steps in performing Darrach’s Procedure to treat disruption and/or arthritis of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ). The distal ulna is osteotomized and completely removed. Indications, essential steps, postoperative care, and sample operative dictation are included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOperative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9783319406312
ISBN (Print)9783319406299
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016


  • Capsulotomy
  • Distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ)
  • Distal ulna
  • Extensor digiti quinti proprius (EDQP)
  • Fifth extensor compartment
  • Osteotomy
  • Ulnar nerve

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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