The use of pedicled vascularized bone grafts in the treatment of scaphoid nonunion: clinical results, graft options and indications


KARAİSMAİLOĞLU B., GÜVEN M. F. , Erenler M., BOTANLIOĞLU H.

EFORT OPEN REVIEWS, vol.5, no.1, pp.1-8, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1302/2058-5241.5.190021
  • Title of Journal : EFORT OPEN REVIEWS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-8

Abstract

Scaphoid nonunion is a challenging situation for orthopaedic surgeons. Nonunion rate is especially high in proximal pole fractures of the scaphoid due to tenuous retrograde blood supply.