[Evaluation of postoperative pain and early functional results in the treatment of carpometacarpal joint arthritis. Comparative prospective study of trapeziectomy vs. MAIA(®) prosthesis in 74 female patients].

@article{Jager2013EvaluationOP,
  title={[Evaluation of postoperative pain and early functional results in the treatment of carpometacarpal joint arthritis. Comparative prospective study of trapeziectomy vs. MAIA(®) prosthesis in 74 female patients].},
  author={Thomas Jager and Stephane Barbary and François Dap and Gilles Dautel},
  journal={Chirurgie de la main},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={55-62}
}
UNLABELLED Trapeziectomy has been the basis of basal thumb arthritis surgical treatment since the 1950s. This resection arthroplasty has been continuously refined (soft-tissue interposition, ligament reconstruction, spacer implantation, etc.) without leading to a dramatic outcome improvement. Pain decrease is often satisfying in the long-term, but comfort during the early postoperative period may vary. Those disadvantages of trapeziectomy led to the emergence of total trapeziometacarpal… CONTINUE READING
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