Pyrocarbon proximal interphalangeal joint arthroplasty: minimum two-year follow-up.

  title={Pyrocarbon proximal interphalangeal joint arthroplasty: minimum two-year follow-up.},
  author={Adam C Watts and Anthony J Hearnden and Ian A Trail and Mike J Hayton and David Nuttall and John K. Stanley},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={37 5},
PURPOSE To report the outcome and complications from pyrocarbon proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint arthroplasty at a minimum of 2 years of follow-up. METHODS A retrospective case review was performed on 72 patients with an average age of 57 years, and a total of 97 pyrocarbon PIP joint arthroplasties. Patient demographics, diagnosis, implant revisions, and other repeat surgeries were recorded. Subjective outcome was evaluated at latest follow-up with the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder… CONTINUE READING
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