Anteriorly displaced fractures of the wrist can be treated by the Kapandji technique of percutaneous intrafocal pinning with pins inserted through an anterior approach to give good reduction and stabilisation of the fracture. We have modified this technique by placing the pins through a posterior approach which decreases the risks...
The IFSSH Board of Directors wished to examine the potential for a universal classification of fractures and dislocations of the hand and wrist. If this could be accomplished, classifications could be standardized as a constant. The method of treatment would then be the variable. Scientific method would then be applied...
- extra-articular palmarly displaced distal radius frx;
- volar angulation of frx is referred to as "Garden Spade" deformity (reversed Colles Fracture);
- hand & wrist are displaced forward or volarly w/ respect to forearm;
- frx may be extra articular, intra articular, or be part of frx dislocation of wrist
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