Four-corner fusion

Maximino J. Brambila, Patrick Owens

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter describes in detail the surgical steps involved in dorsal for a four-corner fusion. Details of dorsal sparing capsulotomy, scaphoidectomy, decortication of articular surfaces, and four corner fusions with headless compression screws are discussed. Indications, preoperative markings, surgical steps, postoperative care, operative dictation, and suggested readings are included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOperative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783319406312
ISBN (Print)9783319406299
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016


  • Arthritis
  • Avascular
  • Collapse
  • Instability
  • Necrosis
  • Nonunion
  • Scaphoid
  • Scapholunate
  • Wrist

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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