Percutaneous and arthroscopic screw fixation of scaphoid fractures in the athlete.
The authors prefer to treat nondisplaced acute scaphoid fractures in the athlete on an individualized basis. Percutaneous or arthroscopic-assisted fixation are valuable techniques to employ when prolonged immobilization is a concern. Return to athletic competition has been rapid using these methods. Morbidity has been minimal, and there have been no nonunions to date at the authors' institution.
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Taras, J. S., Sweet, S., Shum, W., Weiss, L. E., & Bartolozzi, A. (1999). Percutaneous and arthroscopic screw fixation of scaphoid fractures in the athlete. Hand clinics, 15(3), 467–473.
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Surgery