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CURRENT ISSUEMINERVA ORTOPEDICA E TRAUMATOLOGICA

A Journal on Orthopedics and Traumatology

Official Journal of the Piedmontese-Ligurian-Lombard Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology
Indexed/Abtracted in: EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index

Ferquency: Quarterly

ISSN 0026-4911

Online ISSN 1827-1707

 

Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2016 December;67(4):177-82

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Utilization of new imaging techniques in wrist trauma

Yahav LEVY 1, Lois CARLSON 2, Ronit WOLLSTEIN 1, 3

1 The Technion School of Medicine, Haifa, Israel; 2 The Hand Center, Glastonbury, CT, USA; 3 Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

The management of wrist trauma is complicated by a complex anatomy and an incomplete understanding of its biomechanics. Specifically, in the wrist the ligaments are as important as the bony structures. It is therefore not surprising that imaging techniques such as ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are being used for imaging of trauma, and that new techniques are constantly being developed. We have identified and summarized a number of recent advancements in the field of wrist imaging that may be helpful to the clinician treating trauma of the wrist.

language: English


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