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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Giunta, RE; Krapohl, B; Krimmer, H; Treutlein, G; Lanz, U; Müller-Gerbl, M 
Title:
[Morphological aspects of load bearing of the wrist joint after midcarpal partial arthrodesis] 
Abstract:
Midcarpal fusion is a reliable treatment for advanced carpal collapse following scaphoid nonunion or scapholunate dissociation. It remains, however, unclear if the alignment of the fused carpal bones influences the redirection of load towards the lunate. The objective of this study was to assess the actual loading conditions after midcarpal fusion in patients by evaluating the patterns of subchondral bone mineralization in the distal articular surface of the radius. Nine patients, who were treat...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 
Year:
1999 
Journal volume:
31 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
274-8 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0722-1819 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Plastische Chirurgie und Handchirurgie