The Artelon CMC spacer compared with tendon interposition arthroplasty

@inproceedings{Nilsson2010TheAC,
  title={The Artelon CMC spacer compared with tendon interposition arthroplasty},
  author={Anders N. Nilsson and Monica Wiig and H{\aa}kan Alnehill and Magnus Berggren and Sten Bj{\"o}rnum and Mats Geijer and Philippe Kopylov and Christer Sollerman},
  booktitle={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The Artelon CMC spacer is designed for surgical treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) in the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb (CMC-I). Good results using this degradable device were previously presented in a pilot study. We now present results from a larger randomized, controlled, multicenter study. PATIENTS AND METHODS 109 patients (94 females) with a mean age of 60 (42-83) years, suffering from painful CMC OA, were included in the study at 7 centers in Sweden. The… CONTINUE READING
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