TITLE

ACUTE FRACTURES OF THE SCAPHOID

AUTHOR(S)
Haisman, J. Mi.; Rohde, Rachel S.; Wetland, Andrew J.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2006, Vol. 88-A Issue 12, p2750
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the authors' views on treating acute fractures of the scaphoid bone. Scaphoid is the most commonly fractured carpal bone and it accounts for almost 60 percent of carpal fractures. The author strongly recommends essential repetition of radiographs. One can also opt for computed tomography. Depending upon the scale of fracture, a patient can go for either wrist immobilization exercise or even a surgery.
ACCESSION #
23510329

 

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