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Retired Consultant, Hand and Microsurgery Section, Orthopaedic Department , Rikshospitalet, Oslo , Norway.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Acta orthopaedica
Total wrist arthroplasty (TWA) can relieve pain and preserve some wrist motion in patients with advanced wrist arthritis. However, few studies have evaluated the risks and outcomes associated with per...
Wrist arthroscopy is a dynamic diagnostic procedure and its indications are growing as a treatment modality in the adult population. The aim of the study was to retrospectively report our series of pe...
Wrist denervation for the management of chronic wrist pain is a safe and effective procedure that can delay or eliminate the need for more invasive and kinematically compromising salvage procedures. W...
Septic arthritis of the wrist is rare entity, especially; atypical mycobacterial infection of the wrist is extremely rare. We report a case of septic arthritis of the wrist caused by Mycobacterium int...
Symptomatic stage 2 or 3 scapholunate advanced collapse (SLAC) wrist is aggressively treated with salvage procedures, such as proximal row carpectomy or partial wrist fusion with resultant pain relief...
Total joint replacements are some of the most successful medical devices developed over the last fifty years. They enable millions of people to remain ambulatory and pain free, with minim...
The use of arthroscopy with the surgery of wrist fractures has a great health and economic impact (prolongs the time of surgery, requires adequately trained personnel, increases the time a...
Self-inflicted wrist injuries require special psychiatric knowledge and tactical skills. There is no protocol for treating such injuries. We analyze self-inflicted wrist injuries and compa...
We will test on persons with chronic impairment due to stroke: 1. whether the order in which robot therapy is delivered influences outcomes (shoulder-and-elbow before wrist vs. wri...
The study will compare the effectiveness of a prefabricated wrist splint with thermoplast reinforcements versus a short arm cast in skeletally immature children. The hypothesis is that th...
Injuries to the wrist or the wrist joint.
The articulations extending from the WRIST distally to the FINGERS. These include the WRIST JOINT; CARPAL JOINTS; METACARPOPHALANGEAL JOINT; and FINGER JOINT.
Prosthetic replacements for arms, legs, and parts thereof.
Devices, usually alloplastic, surgically inserted into or onto the jawbone, which support a single prosthetic tooth and serve either as abutments or as cosmetic replacements for missing teeth.
Disease involving the ULNAR NERVE from its origin in the BRACHIAL PLEXUS to its termination in the hand. Clinical manifestations may include PARESIS or PARALYSIS of wrist flexion, finger flexion, thumb adduction, finger abduction, and finger adduction. Sensation over the medial palm, fifth finger, and ulnar aspect of the ring finger may also be impaired. Common sites of injury include the AXILLA, cubital tunnel at the ELBOW, and Guyon's canal at the wrist. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1995, Ch51 pp43-5)