Wrist arthritis and Carpal Advanced Collapse- Systematic review

Mohamed Maklad


Background: wrist arthritis is broad and common surgical problem. It can arise due to different causes. These cases can end up with degree of carpal advanced collapse.

Case description: This review article looks into different types of carpal advanced collapse, pathogenesis and surgical options.

Literature review: PubMed, Medline and EMBASE search had been performed. More than 60 papers have been reviewed. 39 references have been used within this review article.

Clinical relevance: the author combines these types of carpal collapse within one article to help specialists and junior trainees to have one comprehensive source for such crucial wrist pathology.


Carpal collapse, SLAC, SNAC, SMAC, SCAC

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