The use of external skeletal fixation to facilitate the surgical release of wrist flexion and thumb web space contractures


Acartuerk T. O. , Ashok K., Lee W. P. A.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, ss.1619-1625, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2006.07.021
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1619-1625

Özet

Purpose: To evaluate the use of external fixation as a splint to keep the hand in the desired position after simultaneous joint and soft-tissue release in a single stage for treatment of first web space and wrist contractures.