Limited wrist fusion can provide patients a measure of pain relief with retention of a functional range of motion. Recent biomechanic investigations have shed light on the potential benefits of such procedures. Clinical studies have demonstrated the usefulness of limited wrist fusion for the treatment of numerous conditions involving the wrist. Significant complications are associated with many of these fusions and should be considered before performing these procedures.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||11|
|State||Published - Dec 12 1997|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine