Partial arthrodesis for the rheumatoid wrist.

Abstract

The correct treatment of wrist deformation in the patient who has rheumatoid arthritis has a major impact on the preservation of function of the hand. Surgical decisions should be individualized, based on the patient's needs and the future development of deformation. Partial wrist arthrodesis in rheumatoid wrists is an excellent tool to preserve stability… (More)

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@article{Herren2005PartialAF, title={Partial arthrodesis for the rheumatoid wrist.}, author={Daniel B. Herren and Hajime Ishikawa}, journal={Hand clinics}, year={2005}, volume={21 4}, pages={545-52} }