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Journal CME Article: Five Wrist Operations That Give the Best Results

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The wrist is a complex joint that concentrates different types of tis-sues (e.g., bone, cartilage, ligaments, nerves, vessels) and a broad different spectrum of diseases. Treatment of wrist injuries has improved during recent years, mainly because of improvement in strategy, techniques, microsurgical equipment, understanding anatomy and improvements in technology. In this article, we present the five operations (i.e., carpal tunnel release, medial femo-ral condyle bone flap for scaphoid nonunion associated with carpal collapse and avascular necrosis, scaphocapitate arthrodesis for Kienböck disease, per-cutaneous screw fixation of nondisplaced scaphoid fracture, and four-corner arthrodesis) that have consistently given good outcomes in patients suffering from different wrist injuries/maladies. (Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 147: 295e, 2021.)

Learning Objectives
After viewing this course, the participant should be able to:
  1. Recognize the following five wrist operations as consistent options for different wrist injuries: carpal tunnel release, medial fem-oral condyle bone flap for scaphoid nonunion associated with carpal collapse and avascular necrosis, scaphocapitate arthrodesis for Kienböck disease, per-cutaneous screw fixation of nondisplaced scaphoid fracture, and four-corner arthrodesis. 
  2.  Know the state-of-the-art of these five procedures. 
  3.  State the indications of each operation. 
  4.  List the surgical steps of these five procedures.
Faculty

Andres A. Maldonado, MD, PhD; Nicholas Pulos, MD; Peter C. Rhee, DO; Alexander Y. Shin, MD

Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery®Editors:
Editor-in-Chief:  
Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Co-Editor:  
James M. Stuzin, MD
Section Editors:  
Donald H. Lalonde, MD; John YS Kim, MD

Accreditation Information

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM:  1.0
Patient Safety Credit:  0.5
Media:  Journal Article, video
Release Date:  1/27/2021
Expiration Date:  1/27/2024
Estimated time to complete this course:  1 hour

*Course access ends on course expiration date

Directly provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®)

Accreditation Statement
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ASPS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intended Audience
This educational activity is intended for plastic surgery practitioners, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

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