World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Brunelli procedure

Article Id: WHEBN0005102331
Reproduction Date:

Title: Brunelli procedure  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Apley grind test, Ligament, Arthrotomy, Rotationplasty, Ostectomy
Collection: Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Brunelli procedure

Brunelli procedure
Intervention
ICD-9-CM 81.7

The Brunelli Procedure is a surgical procedure that can be used to correct instability in the wrist.[1] Instability in the wrist can be caused by a torn Scapholunate ligament. The Brunelli Procedure does not fix the torn ligament. A hole is drilled through the Scaphoid bone and a part of a tendon taken from the patient is put through this hole and attached to the nearby bones. The procedure usually results in reduced movement of the wrist. Instability in the wrist can, over time, lead to wrist osteoarthritis.

References

  1. ^ Mark Baratz; Melvin Rosenwasser; Brian Adams (2006). Wrist surgery: tricks of the trade. Thieme. pp. 130–.  


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.