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Technical Tip: Coverage of the Wrist Arthroscopy Tower Using a Sterile Concentrical Endoscopy Camera Drape

Saour, Samer MB BCh, BAO, MRCS; Saour, Tania MBBS; Cerovac, Sonja MBBS, BSc, MD, FRCS (Plast)

Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery:
doi: 10.1097/BTH.0b013e31826ce4e7
Techniques
Abstract

Wrist arthroscopy allows complete visualization under magnification and is essentially a diagnostic and therapeutic tool. The first wrist arthroscopy was described by Chen in 1979. Since then, the indications and applications for wrist arthroscopy continue to expand as new techniques and instrumentation evolve.

Author Information

Department of Plastic Surgery, St Georges’ Hospital London, UK

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors report no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Samer Saour, MB BCh, BAO, MRCS, Department of Plastic Surgery, St Georges’ Hospital, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London SW17 0QT, UK. E-mail: ssaour@hotmail.com.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.