Three-Dimensional Computed Tomographic Analysis of 11 Scaphoid Waist Nonunions

The Journal of Hand Surgery, 05/25/2012

Preoperative planning for scaphoid reconstruction is usually performed using conventional radiographs and single computed tomography (CT) slices. However, by synthesizing the information from the CT into a 3–dimensional reconstruction, an exact analysis is possible. This method also allows quantification of prosupination displacement. The postreduction area of dorsal bone overlap may be due to appositional callus formation.

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