Executive Editor: Chris Colton

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

Carpus

Overview

Anatomical structures i

This procedure describes the stab incision for percutaneous procedures.

Dorsal to the scaphoid i

This approach is used for proximal pole fractures, scaphoid fractures and SL ligament injuries.

Combined to perilunate i

This approach is sometimes indicated for perilunar injuries.

Palmar to the scaphoid i

This approach is indicated for irreducible scaphoid fractures and for comminuted fractures.

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