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Kienbock’s Disease

Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Complications, Diagnosis and Treatment

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How is Kienbock’s Disease diagnosed?

Common methods of diagnosing Kienbock’s Disease are:

  • X-Ray
  • CT Scan

We have a special arthritis unit open round the clock with a senior expert available 24/7 at Yashoda Hospitals Hyderabad. We have provided comprehensive services to all our patients for many years and are known as one of the best hospitals in Hyderabad.

Kienbock’s Disease: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment

What is the treatment for Kienbock’s Disease?

Most common treatments of Kienböck’s disease are: 

  • Revascularization: It is a surgical procedure that involves the restoration of perfusion to a body part or organ that has suffered ischemia. 
  • Capitate-shortening osteotomy: It is a decompression procedure in the management of Kienböck’s disease
  • Joint leveling: Joint leveling operation involves shortening the bone that is too long ( the radius) or lengthening the bone that is too short (the ulna). 
  • Metaphyseal core decompression: Is another surgical procedure to treat Kienböck’s disease
  • Proximal row carpectomy (PRC): PRC is the surgical removal of the faulty bone. 
  • Arthroplasty: It’s a surgical procedure to restore the function of a joint by resurfacing the bones.

Our team of professionals has treated a lot of patients with kienböck’s disease throughout the years with the help of our experienced doctors, surgeons and staff making us one of the top hospitals near you.

References: 
  • Everything You Should Know About Kienbock’s Disease. Healthline. Available at: https://www.healthline.com/health/kienbocks-disease Accessed on June 5, 2020.
  • Kienböck’s Disease. OrthoInfo. Available at: https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/diseases–conditions/kienbocks-disease/ Accessed on June 5, 2020.
  • Kienböck’s Disease: What you need to know. Medical News Today. Available at: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/264720 Accessed on June 5, 2020.
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