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In conclusion, the authors believe that radial shortening combined with vascularized bone graft is a valuable method that presents clinical improvements in the treatment of early stages of KienbOck's disease.
Chung, "A historical report on Robert Kienbock (1871-1953) and Kienbock's Disease," The Journal of Hand Surgery, vol.
Strauch, "Systematic review of the treatment of Kienbock's disease in its early and late stages," Journal of Hand Surgery, vol.
Carpintero, "Vascularised bone graft and osteotomy of the radius in Kienbock's disease," Acta Orthopaedica Belgica, vol.
Wahegaonkar, "Revascularization of the lunate by a volar vascularized bone graft and an osteotomy of the radius in treatment of the Kienbock's disease," Microsurgery, vol.
Kienbock's disease is characterized as insidious, progressive dorsal wrist pain surrounding the lunate with or without localized swelling.
The precise etiology of Kienbock's disease is unknown and remains controversial within the current literature.
The vascular supply theory states that the etiology of Kienbock's disease may be from a limited arterial supply to the dorsal or palmer aspect of the lunate.
Kienbock's disease is fundamentally an avascular process of the lunate.
The staging of Kienbock's disease from the Lichtman classification is critical in the evaluation of the condition as it dictates the specific management options.