Proximal row carpectomy

Maximino J. Brambila, Patrick Owens

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Abstract

This chapter describes in detail the surgical steps involved in dorsal approach for a proximal row carpectomy. Details of dorsal sparing capsulotomy, posterior interosseous nerve (PIN) and anterior interosseous nerve (AIN) neurectomies, and removal of scaphoid, lunate, and triquetrum 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
Pages403-405
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783319406312
ISBN (Print)9783319406299
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

Keywords

  • Arthritis
  • Avascular
  • Collapse
  • Kienbock
  • Necrosis
  • Nonunion
  • Perilunate
  • Scaphoid
  • Scapholunate
  • Wrist

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Brambila, M. J., & Owens, P. (2016). Proximal row carpectomy. In Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (pp. 403-405). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40631-2_98