Scaphoid Fracture Non Union Treated by Bone Graft and Plaster of Paris Cast Splint.

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02/4/2014 10:29 AM

Scaphoid Fracture Non Union Treated by Bone Graft and Plaster of Paris Cast Splint.


Ghadeer H. Majeed, F. I.C.M.S.
Mohammed S. Al- Iedani, F.I.C.M.S.


Abstract
 
Objective: to evaluate the results of (Modification of Russe method) in treatment of nonunion fracture scaphoid bone by bone graft with external splintage (plaster of paris cast (pop ).
Methods:Prospective study done on 26 patients (24 male, 2 female), age range between 25-42 years (mean age 34 years), fracture site at middle 1/3 with minimal displacements with no carpal bone or radial bone injury, technique of Matte- Russe method (explore the bone through volar approach using bone graft from iliac crest (cortico-cancellous peg plus cancellus bone) with thumb spica for 90 days with period of follow up 12-18 months.





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