Arthroscopic evaluation and treatment of scaphoid nonunion.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Scaphoid fractures are one of the most common carpal fractures and heal without complication in a majority of cases. Nonunion of the scaphoid, unfortunately, can occur secondarily to several reasons; namely, delay in treatment, delay in diagnosis, the intra-articular nature of the fracture, the precarious vascular supply of the scaphoid, and significant biomechanical stresses across the fractured scaphoid.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ruch, DS; Chang, DS; Yang, CC

Published Date

  • November 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 655 - x

PubMed ID

  • 11775476

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-0712


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States