Sauve-Kapandji procedure

Sauvé-Kapandji procedure

Orthopedics Surgery at the distal radioulnar joint to restore pronation and supination
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Synostosis type 1 can be treated with Sauve-Kapandji procedure if the distal radioulnar joint is affected by degenerative process and the bony bridge is under the pronator quadratus muscle.
The Sauve-Kapandji procedure is a combination of creating a pseudarthrosis at the level of the metadyaphysis of the distal ulna with an arthrodesis of the DRUJ while preserving the head of the ulna.
43 Zimmerman and associates in a review of 115 patients who had undergone the Sauve-Kapandji procedure detailed a mean DASH score of 27.
39,44) Other complications of the Sauve-Kapandji procedure include ossification of the bone gap, emphasizing the importance of an extra-periosteal resection.
Stabilization of the proximal ulnar stump after the Darrach or Sauve-Kapandji procedure by using the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon.
History and evolution of the Sauve-Kapandji procedure.
Intra-articular malunions can be treated with intra-articular corrective osteotomy, distal ulna resection, the Sauve-Kapandji procedure or prosthetic replacement.
Minami and coworkers (39) reported that the Darrach yielded inferior pain relief, and the Sauve-Kapandji and hemiresection afforded patients better pronation and supination; more patients were able to return to work following the Sauve-Kapandji procedure.
The Herbert prosthesis has been available since 1995 and can be used in situations where salvage in posttraumatic situations is necessary, or even to salvage an unsuccessful Darrach or Sauve-Kapandji procedure.
The Sauve-Kapandji procedure and the Darrach procedure for distal radio-ulnar joint dysfunction after Colles' fracture.
The Sauve-Kapandji procedure for chronic dislocation of the distal radio-ulnar joint with destruction of the articular surface.
Vincent KA, Szabo RM, Agee JM: The Sauve-Kapandji procedure for reconstruction of the rheumatoid distal radioulnar joint.