Distal radius fracture after Sauvé-Kapandji procedure in a rheumatoid arthritis patient

Kensuke Ochi, Yukio Horiuchi, Takashi Matsumura, Mitsukazu Nakamura, Terue Takei, Hiroki Yabe

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Abstract

We report a case of distal radius fracture after a Sauvé-Kapandji procedure combined with synovectomy and tendon transfer in a rheumatoid arthritis patient. This case shared several unusual features that were also seen in a previously reported case. Based on these features, we discuss favorable surgical treatment for the rheumatoid wrist with extensor tendon rupture, and also the optimal treatment for distal radius fracture after such procedures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)290-294
Number of pages5
JournalModern rheumatology
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Apr

Keywords

  • Distal radius fracture
  • Rheumatoid wrist
  • Sauvé-Kapandji procedure
  • Tendon rupture
  • Tendon transfer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology

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