Surface replacement arthroplasty of the proximal interphalangeal joint using the SR PIP implant: long-term results.

@article{Jennings2015SurfaceRA,
  title={Surface replacement arthroplasty of the proximal interphalangeal joint using the SR PIP implant: long-term results.},
  author={Charles D Jennings and Douglas P Livingstone},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={469-473.e6}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the long-term results of proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint surface replacement arthroplasty for arthritis using the SR PIP implant (Small Bone Innovations, New York, NY). METHODS This is a long-term retrospective analysis of results in 39 of 43 joints first reported in 2008. Subjective results were based upon a mailed questionnaire. Active range of motion was measured by a certified hand therapist, and x-rays were obtained to analyze changes occurring since the first… CONTINUE READING