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Chung, Yoo, and Song: A Clinical Experience of Limited Wrist Arthrodesis (Radioscapholunate arthrodesis)


The principle of treatment in patient with fracture involving articular surface is necessary for anatomical reduction, rigid fixation and early motion.
However, on the occasion of the unsatisfactory results such a post-traumatic arthritis of the wrist joint, in 1981, Watson and coworkers reported the good results by limited wrist arthrodesis for relief of pain and allowance of some range of motion.
Recently, we have experienced two cases of post-traumatic arthritis of the wrist joint which was treated by limited wrist arthrodesis, especially, radioscapholunate arthrodesis with good results.

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