Figure 63—2. (A) Placement of the scaphoid and lunate suture anchors to repair the dorsal intercarpal (DIC) ligament, which is most commonly avulsed off the lunate and the scaphoid, and the dorsal component of the scapholunate interosseous ligament (dSLIL), which is usually avulsed off the scaphoid. (B) Lateral view of a scaphoid illustrating the suture anchor in place. The same suture is utilized first to anchor the dSLIL and the DIC ligaments to the scaphoid, then to repair the capsule in a slight vest over pants fashion. S, scaphoid; L, lunate; T, triquetrum; R, radius, U, ulna.

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Figure 63—3. AP clenched fist (A) and lateral (B) radiographs of the wrist of the patient in Figure 63—1, 2 years following his surgical repair/reattachment of the DIC and the dSLIL.

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