Trauma Monthly

Published by: Kowsar

How Trustworthy Are Clinical Examinations and Plain Radiographs for Diagnosis of Scaphoid Fractures?

Mohammad Reza Ghane 1 , Mohammad Saeid Rezaee-Zavareh 1 , 2 , * , Mohammad Kazem Emami-Meibodi 1 and Vahid Dehghani 2
Authors Information
1 Trauma Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Students’ Research Committee, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Science, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: November 01, 2016, 21 (5); e23345
  • Published Online: February 24, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 26, 2014
  • Revised: December 1, 2014
  • Accepted: February 10, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.23345

To Cite: Ghane M R, Rezaee-Zavareh M S, Emami-Meibodi M K, Dehghani V. How Trustworthy Are Clinical Examinations and Plain Radiographs for Diagnosis of Scaphoid Fractures?, Trauma Mon. 2016 ; 21(5):e23345. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.23345.

Abstract
Copyright © 2016, Trauma Monthly. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Phillips TG, Reibach AM, Slomiany WP. Diagnosis and management of scaphoid fractures. Am Fam Physician. 2004; 70(5): 879-84[PubMed]
  • 2. Schubert HE. Scaphoid fracture. Review of diagnostic tests and treatment. Can Fam Physician. 2000; 46: 1825-32[PubMed]
  • 3. Tysver T, Jawa A. Fractures in brief: scaphoid fractures. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010; 468(9): 2553-5[DOI][PubMed]
  • 4. Krasin E, Goldwirth M, Gold A, Goodwin DR. Review of the current methods in the diagnosis and treatment of scaphoid fractures. Postgrad Med J. 2001; 77(906): 235-7[PubMed]
  • 5. Mulligan J, Amblum J. Diagnosis and treatment of scaphoid fracture. Emerg Nurse. 2014; 22(3): 18-23[DOI][PubMed]
  • 6. Steinmann SP, Adams JE. Scaphoid fractures and nonunions: diagnosis and treatment. J Orthop Sci. 2006; 11(4): 424-31[DOI][PubMed]
  • 7. Tiel-van Buul MM, van Beek EJ, Borm JJ, Gubler FM, Broekhuizen AH, van Royen EA. The value of radiographs and bone scintigraphy in suspected scaphoid fracture. A statistical analysis. J Hand Surg Br. 1993; 18(3): 403-6[PubMed]
  • 8. Yin ZG, Zhang JB, Kan SL, Wang XG. Diagnosing suspected scaphoid fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010; 468(3): 723-34[DOI][PubMed]
  • 9. Yin ZG, Zhang JB, Kan SL, Wang XG. Diagnostic accuracy of imaging modalities for suspected scaphoid fractures: meta-analysis combined with latent class analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012; 94(8): 1077-85[DOI][PubMed]
  • 10. Rhemrev SJ, de Zwart AD, Kingma LM, Meylaerts SA, Arndt JW, Schipper IB, et al. Early computed tomography compared with bone scintigraphy in suspected scaphoid fractures. Clin Nucl Med. 2010; 35(12): 931-4[DOI][PubMed]
  • 11. Deutsch E. Medical experimentation: international rules and practice. Law Rev. 1989; 19(1): 1-10[PubMed]
  • 12. Burns MJ, Aitken SA, McRae D, Duckworth AD, Gray A. The suspected scaphoid injury: resource implications in the absence of magnetic resonance imaging. Scott Med J. 2013; 58(3): 143-8[DOI][PubMed]
  • 13. Senevirathna S, Rajeev A, Newby M. The value of delayed MRI scans in the assessment of acute wrist injuries. Acta Orthop Belg. 2013; 79(3): 275-9[PubMed]
  • 14. Freeland P. Scaphoid tubercle tenderness: a better indicator of scaphoid fractures? Arch Emerg Med. 1989; 6(1): 46-50[PubMed]
  • 15. Esberger DA. What value the scaphoid compression test? J Hand Surg Br. 1994; 19(6): 748-9[PubMed]
  • 16. Low G, Raby N. Can follow-up radiography for acute scaphoid fracture still be considered a valid investigation? Clin Radiol. 2005; 60(10): 1106-10[DOI][PubMed]
  • 17. Bergh TH, Steen K, Lindau T, Soldal LA, Bernardshaw SV, Lunde L, et al. Costs analysis and comparison of usefulness of acute MRI and 2 weeks of cast immobilization for clinically suspected scaphoid fractures. Acta Orthop. 2015; 86(3): 303-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 18. Brookes-Fazakerley SD, Kumar AJ, Oakley J. Survey of the initial management and imaging protocols for occult scaphoid fractures in UK hospitals. Skeletal Radiol. 2009; 38(11): 1045-8[DOI][PubMed]
  • 19. Fallahi F, Oliver R, Mandalia SS, Jonker L. Early MRI diagnostics for suspected scaphoid fractures subsequent to initial plain radiography. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2014; 24(7): 1161-6[DOI][PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments