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Hand Clin. 1999 Aug;15(3):529-35, x.

Complications of wrist arthroscopy.

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Department of Orthopaedic, Hand, and Microsurgery, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Abstract

Wrist arthroscopy has become an essential tool in the evaluation and treatment of a variety of wrist injuries and disease processes. As such, an understanding of complications related to wrist arthroscopy is critical to overall outcome. Complications are based on the unique anatomy of the wrist, portal locations, surgical technique, and type of procedure performed. This article describes techniques that may decrease the likelihood of each of these complications.

PMID:
10451828
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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