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Journal of the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 2010;15(2):93-97.
Published online June 1, 2010.
Arthroscopic Bone Grafting and Percutaneous K-Wires Fixation for the Treatment of Scaphoid Nonunion: Surgical Technique
Young Keun Lee, Sang Hyun Woo, Pak Cheong Ho
1Woo & Lee's Institute for Hand Surgery & Reconstructive Microsurgery, W Hospital, Daegu, Korea. trueyklee@yahoo.co.kr
2Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University, Hong Kong.
Various bone grafting techniques have been reported for scaphoid nonunions. We describe surgical technique of osteosynthesis with bone graft using arthroscopic technique and percutaneous fixation as a minimal invasive procedure. Nine patients with scaphoid nonunion were treated with this technique, resulting in successful union at a mean of 10 weeks.

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