Annual Report

Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Renato Fricker, Matej Kastelec, Fiesky Nuñez, Terry Axelrod

Thumb - Proximal phalanx: Metaphyseal (head) - transverse

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For proximal fractures, make a skin incision from B to C. For further exposure the incision can be extended to A.

Midaxial to the proximal phalanx

The midaxial approach is indicated for oblique, spiral, comminuted, or transverse fractures, of the diaphysis and metaphysis. It is also indicated

Midaxial approach to the PIP joint

Midaxial to the PIP joint

This approach is indicated for intraarticular basal and condylar fractures.


v1.0 2008-11-08