CT study of fractures and pseudarthroses of the carpal scaphoid

Borelli, P.P.; Robecchi, D.; Olappi, G.; Motta, C.

La Radiologia Medica 79(3): 163-166

1990


ISSN/ISBN: 0033-8362
PMID: 2336475
Document Number: 366904
The authors analyze a group of 6 patients suffering from fractures and pseudoarthrosis of the carpal scaphoid; some of them were treated with Herbert bone screw. The authors emphasize the utility of CT, as proposed by Sanders (1988), in both pre- and postoperative evaluation of such conditions, since conventional X-rays can provide questionable findings as to both the state of the bone in the proximal fragment and the healing process at the fracture line.

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