Lateral approach to proximal interphalangeal joint implant arthroplasty.

@article{Segalman2007LateralAT,
  title={Lateral approach to proximal interphalangeal joint implant arthroplasty.},
  author={Keith A. Segalman},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={905-8}
}
Arthroplasty of the proximal interphalangeal joint is indicated for arthritic conditions that fail to respond to conservative treatment. This article describes the lateral approach for the insertion of a proximal interphalangeal joint implant arthroplasty. Clinical experience has confirmed good results in the nonlaborer with arthroplasty of all the digits… CONTINUE READING