Thumb Arthritis | Thumb Surgery - thumb arthroplasty with tendon

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Thumb Arthroplasty | Proliance Orthopedic thumb arthroplasty with tendon


Surgery for an arthritic thumb is increasingly common – and surprisingly successful. Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) Pros: Thumb arthroplasty is a less invasive surgery (because there is no grafting) with a faster.

Description of Technique The thumb CMC joint arthroplasty is performed using an FCR tendon for ligament reconstruction combined with removal of the distal.

Since , arthritis of the thumb has been treated with various types of arthroplasty in an attempt to relieve pain and preserve motion, but often with resulting.