Table 3

The results of treatment for scaphoid non-union using the Ilizarov technique.

Case

Follow up time (months)

Return to work (days)

Wrist flexion (deg)

Wrist extension (deg)

Grip strength lbs(kg) injured side/contralateral side

Bone union/days

Pre-op Mayo score

Post-op Mayo score

Outcome Grade


1

82

110

80

70

80/90

90

15

100

Excellent


2

71

120

80

70

120/120

80

35

100

Excellent


3

64

100

80

70

110/115

90

0

90

Excellent


4

54

150

60

50

100/120

95

15

80

Good


5

53

90

80

70

80/80

70

50

100

Excellent


6

47

120

80

70

130/120

80

55

100

Excellent


7

41

95

70

60

110/120

75

15

85

Good


8

40

124

60

50

100/110

94

15

80

Good


9

37

100

50

40

80/120

100

0

60

Fair


10

37

105

70

60

120/120

70

45

90

Excellent


11

35

160

50

40

80/120

130

0

60

Fair


12

34

123

80

70

100/120

93

25

90

Excellent


13

31

117

70

60

110/110

87

25

90

Excellent


14

29

140

50

40

80/100

98

0

65

Fair


15

29

100

80

70

120/120

80

25

100

Excellent


16

27

115

60

70

120/120

90

30

95

Excellent


17

26

120

65

65

120/120

105

15

90

Excellent


18

24

100

70

70

100/110

94

25

85

Good


Mean

42.3

116.1

68.6 *

60.8

103(47)/113(51)

90.1

21.7

86.7


*Mean flexion-extension arc was 129.4 degrees.

Bumbaširević et al. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:57   doi:10.1186/1749-799X-6-57

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