Carpal Ligament Surgery: Before Arthritis

Carpal Ligament Surgery: Before Arthritis

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ISBN-13: 9782817805504
Publisher: Springer Paris
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Drs Camus and Overstraten have jointly organized the “Wrist Franco-Belgian congress about ligamentary lesions of the wrist before degenerative arthritis”, held in April 2009 in Tournai (Belgium). Dr Camus is in the organizing committee of FESSH.

Table of Contents

PART 1: FUNDAMENTALS.- Anatomy of the carpal ligaments.- Biomechanics of the carpus. Application to the ligamentary lesions.- Clinical examination of the wrist.- Imaging of the carpal traumatic instabilities.- MRI Normal Anatomy and lesion of the extrinsic ligaments.- Definition and classification of carpal instabilities.- Radio-carpal rotary instability.- Vertical Instability of the carpus. Axial dislocation and fracture-dislocation: Review of the literature.- Normal arthroscopy of the wrist.- Wrist arthroscopy to study intrinsic ligaments.- Arthroscopic anatomy and lesions of the extrinsic ligaments.- Dynamic arthroscopic testing: false positives and false negatives.- Arthroscopic criterions to date ligamentary trauma.- PART 2: TREATMENT OF LIGAMENTARY LESIONS.- Management of the wrist sprains by the general practitioner.- Role of the surgeon in raising the awareness of first-line general practitioners.- Management of the constitutional painful mediocarpal laxity.- Arthroscopic debridement and pinning: treatment of peri-lunate unstable recent lesions.- Scapho-lunate ligament suture with arthrotomy.- Treatment of scapho-lunate instability with Blatt's capsulodesis.- Treatment of the chronic lesions of the scapho lunate ligament before arthritis.- Berger's dorsal intercarpal capsulodesis in chronic scapho-lunate instability.- Viegas's dorsal scapho-lunate capsulodesis.- Capsulo Fibrodesis. A new therapeutic option to treat scapho-lunate lesion (Garcia-Elias type 2, 3 and 4) with reducible scaphoid and without arthritis.- Brunelli's tenodesis.- Chronic lunotriquetral ligament injuries: arthrodesis or capsulodesis.- Scapho-lunate reconstruction with a bone-tissue-bone graft.- Reduction and Association of the Scaphoid and Lunate (RASL).- Treatment of chronic, static scapholunate dissociation with the modified Brunelli technique: preliminary results.- Scapho-capitate arthrodesis.- Medico legal aspect of the carpal ligamentary traumatisms.- Socio economic aspect of the carpal ligamentary traumatisms.

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