Trapeziectomy With a Tendon Tie-in Implant for Osteoarthritis of the Trapeziometacarpal Joint.

@article{Avisar2015TrapeziectomyWA,
  title={Trapeziectomy With a Tendon Tie-in Implant for Osteoarthritis of the Trapeziometacarpal Joint.},
  author={Erez Avisar and Michael Haward Elvey and Cynthia Tzang and Elliot D. Sorene},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={40 7},
  pages={1292-7}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the early to mid-term clinical and radiological outcomes of trapeziectomy with a tendon tie-in trapezium implant arthroplasty for moderate to severe trapeziometacarpal (TMC) joint osteoarthritis (Eaton stages III to IV). METHODS We assessed all patients who underwent trapeziectomy and tendon tie-in trapezium implant arthroplasty stabilized with a Weilby flexor carpi radialis tendon sling for osteoarthritis of the TMC joint between 2008 and 2010 at our institution. Twenty… CONTINUE READING