Abstract| Volume 39, ISSUE 9, SUPPLEMENT , e17-e18, September 2014

Scapholunate Temporary Screw Fixation for the Treatment of Chronic Scapholunate Instability

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      For chronic scapholunate ligament instabilities, it is not uncommon to see the loss of reduction on radiological images at intermediate to long term follow-up. We propose the use of scapho-lunate temporary screw fixation to provide a more stable mechanical environment for soft tissue healing after primary repair or late reconstruction of the scapholunate ligament.
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