Wrist Anatomy and Surgical Approaches

Roy Cardoso, Robert M Szabo

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10 Scopus citations


Appreciation and knowledge of anatomy as it relates to surgical approaches is critical for planning treatment of traumatic wrist injuries. This article discusses the pertinent anatomy and some of the more commonly used approaches to wrist trauma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-19
Number of pages19
JournalHand Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2010


  • Anatomy
  • Carpus
  • Radius
  • Surgical approach
  • Surgical exposure
  • Wrist

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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