PyroCarbon implant hemiarthroplasty for trapeziometacarpal arthritis.


The trapeziometacarpal joint is commonly affected by degenerative arthritis, presenting with pain, stiffness, and swelling at the base of the thumb. When conservative treatment fails, surgical intervention may be warranted based on clinical and radiologic staging as well as patient demand. The concept of replacing the trapeziometacarpal joint remains… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BTH.0b013e318271aab7