Hand Surg Rehabil 2021 Jul 8. Epub 2021 Jul 8.
University of Health Sciences Ankara City Hospital, Orthopedics and Traumatology Department, University District 1604, Street No: 9, 06800 Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey.
The purpose of this study was to compare the methods of distal radial shortening osteotomy (RSO), lateral closing distal radial wedge osteotomy (RWO), and scaphotrapeziotrapezoid (STT) fusion in the treatment of stage 3A Kienböck's disease (KD). The research was planned as a single-center and retrospective study for the period 2008-2018. Patients were allocated to three groups according to surgical method: group 1, patients with negative ulnar variance, undergoing RSO; group 2, patients with non-negative (neutral or positive) ulnar variance, undergoing RWO; and group 3, patients with non-negative ulnar variance, undergoing STT fusion. Read More