Obtaining a Reliable Scaphotrapeziotrapezoid Radiograph: Pronation, Ulnar Deviation, and Thumb Abduction

Brent R. DeGeorge Degeorge, Nicholas Pulos, Alexander Y. Shin

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A simple, reproducible technique for assessing the scaphotrapeziotrapezoid joint radiographically is described. In addition to its diagnostic value, the technique is simple to perform with a minifluoroscopy unit, allowing for image-guided injections of the scaphotrapeziotrapezoid joint.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalTechniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
StateAccepted/In press - Jun 16 2018



  • arthritis
  • carpometacarpal joint
  • scaphotrapezialtrapezoid joint
  • scaphotrapezoid joint
  • STT joint

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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