Ryan J Grabow MDa Louis Catalano III MDb

Scaphoid Anatomy

ANevada Orthopedic amp Spine Center, 2650 North Tenaya Way, Suite 301, Las Vegas, NV 89128, USA bC.V. Starr Hand Surgery Center, Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, 1000 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10019, USA Carpal dislocations are rare injuries. They most often occur from high-energy trauma such as motor vehicle accidents, falls from a height, or industrial-related accidents. Usually occurring in young males in their twenties or thirties, these injuries may be missed initially because of...

Volar carpal exposure carpal tunnel approach

Dorsal Approach Distal Radius

There are essentially two types of volar carpal exposures, one that divides the transverse carpal ligament and one that uses a modified Henry approach. The volar carpal exposure is most commonly used to reduce difficult carpal dislocations perilunar and for repair or reconstruction of the palmar wrist capsule and the palmar carpal ligaments. Volar approaches are also useful for reduction and fixation of palmar fragments of difficult distal radius fractures. The volar approach is often used in...