Prospective outcomes of stage III thumb carpometacarpal arthritis treated with arthroscopic hemitrapeziectomy and thermal capsular modification without interposition.

@article{Edwards2010ProspectiveOO,
  title={Prospective outcomes of stage III thumb carpometacarpal arthritis treated with arthroscopic hemitrapeziectomy and thermal capsular modification without interposition.},
  author={Scott G. Edwards and Peter N Ramsey},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={566-71}
}
PURPOSE To prospectively evaluate the subjective and objective results of Eaton stage III thumb carpometacarpal arthritis treated with arthroscopic hemitrapeziectomy and thermal capsular modification without interposition. METHODS Twenty-three patients with Eaton stage III thumb carpometacarpal arthritis had arthroscopic hemitrapeziectomy without interposition and were evaluated with regard to grip and pinch strength, digital and wrist motion, Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH… CONTINUE READING

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