Proximal Row Carpectomy
The first (proximal) row of wrist bones which is removed with the proximal row carpectomy: S=Scaphoid; L= Lunate; T=Triquetrum
Wrist X rays after removal of 3 bones of the first (proximal) row of the wrist joiint
Wrist scar 6 weeks after the operation
Wrist X-rays showing an advanced joint arthritis with complete loss of cartilage between the wrist bones which can be treated with the PRC
Abnormal X-rays of painful, arthritic wrist which can be treated successfully with the Proximal Row Carpectomy (PRC)
I am grateful to all patients who have kindly agreed for their pictures to be used here.