Arthroscopic Reduction and Internal Fixation for Bony Gamekeeper’s Thumb

Article  in  Orthopedics · September 2006


Gamekeeper’s thumbs with a bony fragment are better managed with an arthroscopic reduction. The advantages of arthroscopic versus open techniques are similar to those experienced in larger joints, and we there-fore recommend this technique for the treatment of displaced bony gamekeeper’s lesions that require reduction.   

gamekeepers thumb
Badia Hand to Shoulder Center

Cite this article: Badia, Alejandro. (2006). Arthroscopic Reduction and Internal Fixation of Bony Gamekeeper’s Thumb. Orthopedics. 29. 675-8. 10.3928/01477447-20060801-01.