proximal row carpectomy


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proximal row carpectomy

excision of the proximal row of carpal bones.
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As the proximal capitate articulation is key for optimal results in a proximal row carpectomy and with the significant chondral damage and comminution of the scaphoid facet, the decision was made to perform a three-corner fusion.
Proximal row carpectomy had a slightly increased range of motion (10[degrees]) and fewer complications, but a higher potential for conversion to wrist fusion in younger active patients.
Proximal row carpectomy for advanced Kienbo'ck's disease: average 10yearfollow-up.
Stern, "Proximal row carpectomy for advanced Kienbock's disease: average 10-year follow-up," Journal of Hand Surgery, vol.
Sauerbier, "Comparison of proximal row carpectomy and midcarpal arthrodesis for the treatment of scaphoid nonunion advanced collapse (SNAC-wrist) and scapholunate advanced collapse (SLAC-wrist) in stage II," Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, vol.
Wrick JD et al performed proximal row carpectomy for SLAC and were successful in preserving joint motion1.
Some of the treatment options include delayed ORIF, proximal row carpectomy, and partial or complete wrist arthrodesis when extensive degenerative changes are present.
(19.) Tomaino MM, Miller RJ, Cole I, et al: Scapholunate advanced collapse wrist: Proximal row carpectomy or limited wrist arthrodesis with scaphoid excision?
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