Volar intercalated segment instability after scapholunate ligament reconstruction.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We describe an 18-year-old man with an acute lunate dislocation treated with open reduction, ligament repair, capsulodesis, and percutaneous pinning. After pin removal and mobilization, the patient was found to have midcarpal collapse; the lateral radiographs showed a volar intercalary segment instability. We now, besides open reduction internal fixation scapholunate repair, recommend routine pinning of the lunotriquetral interval and careful evaluation of the dorsal radiocarpal ligament during repair of lunate and perilunate dislocations.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ruch, DS; Kuzma, GR

Published Date

  • 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 53 - 56

PubMed ID

  • 12132854

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1059-1052


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States