Wrist - Dorsal Approach
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Superficial dissection

Skin

Mark

Mark the skin at Lister’s tubercle, radial styloid, the radiocarpal joint space and the radius.

Incise

Incise the skin with a straight incision ulnar to Lister’s tubercle over a length of 8-12 cm. The incision begins 3 cm proximal to the wrist joint and ends about 5cm distal to it.

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