TITLE

Scaphoid Fractures: What's Hot, What's Not

AUTHOR(S)
Geissler, William B.; Adams, Julie E.; Bindra, Randy R.; Lanzinger, William D.; Slutsky, David I.
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;1/18/2012, Vol. 94-A Issue 2, p169
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses important facts that orthopaedic surgeons should know about scaphoid fractures. It says that scaphoid fractures can be considered as the most prevalent type of fracture in the carpal bone. According to the authors, around 60 to 70 per cent of carpal fractures are all scaphoid fractures and majority of these are diagnosed as low-energy injuries.
ACCESSION #
70559009

 

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