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Dorsal wrist ligament insertions stabilize the scapholunate interval: cadaver study.

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Elsaidi, GA; Ruch, DS; Kuzma, GR; Smith, BP
Published in: Clin Orthop Relat Res
August 2004

This study examined sequential arthroscopic sectioning of volar, interosseous, and dorsal ligaments about the scapholunate complex in cadaver wrists. We attempted to clarify the contributions of the dorsal ligamentous complex to scapholunate instability and carpal collapse. We found that after sequential sectioning of volar ligaments and the scapholunate interosseous ligament, no scapholunate diastasis or excessive scaphoid flexion occurred. After dividing the dorsal intercarpal ligament, scapholunate instability occurred without carpal collapse. With sectioning of the dorsal radiocarpal ligament from the lunate, a dorsal intercalated scapholunate instability deformity ensued. This information may be of value in comprehending the pathogenesis of scapholunate instability and carpal collapse and in devising the rationales for conservative measures and surgical intervention.

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Clin Orthop Relat Res

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0009-921X

Publication Date

August 2004

Issue

425

Start / End Page

152 / 157

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Wrist Joint
  • Scaphoid Bone
  • Radiography
  • Orthopedics
  • Lunate Bone
  • Ligaments, Articular
  • Joint Instability
  • Humans
  • Cadaver
  • Arthroscopy
 

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Elsaidi, G. A., Ruch, D. S., Kuzma, G. R., & Smith, B. P. (2004). Dorsal wrist ligament insertions stabilize the scapholunate interval: cadaver study. Clin Orthop Relat Res, (425), 152–157. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.blo.0000136836.78049.45
Elsaidi, Gamal A., David S. Ruch, Gary R. Kuzma, and Beth Paterson Smith. “Dorsal wrist ligament insertions stabilize the scapholunate interval: cadaver study.Clin Orthop Relat Res, no. 425 (August 2004): 152–57. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.blo.0000136836.78049.45.
Elsaidi GA, Ruch DS, Kuzma GR, Smith BP. Dorsal wrist ligament insertions stabilize the scapholunate interval: cadaver study. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Aug;(425):152–7.
Elsaidi, Gamal A., et al. “Dorsal wrist ligament insertions stabilize the scapholunate interval: cadaver study.Clin Orthop Relat Res, no. 425, Aug. 2004, pp. 152–57. Pubmed, doi:10.1097/01.blo.0000136836.78049.45.
Elsaidi GA, Ruch DS, Kuzma GR, Smith BP. Dorsal wrist ligament insertions stabilize the scapholunate interval: cadaver study. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Aug;(425):152–157.
Journal cover image

Published In

Clin Orthop Relat Res

DOI

ISSN

0009-921X

Publication Date

August 2004

Issue

425

Start / End Page

152 / 157

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Wrist Joint
  • Scaphoid Bone
  • Radiography
  • Orthopedics
  • Lunate Bone
  • Ligaments, Articular
  • Joint Instability
  • Humans
  • Cadaver
  • Arthroscopy