Trapeziectomy and intermetacarpal ligament reconstruction with the extensor carpi radialis longus for osteoarthritis of the trapeziometacarpal joint: surgical technique and long-term results.

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PURPOSE To report the long-term results of excision of the trapezium and intermetacarpal ligament reconstruction with the extensor carpi radialis longus for thumb trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis. METHODS Fourteen women and 5 men were retrospectively reviewed after an average of 9 years of follow-up evaluation. Trapeziectomy was performed and the… (More)

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@article{Illarramendi2006TrapeziectomyAI, title={Trapeziectomy and intermetacarpal ligament reconstruction with the extensor carpi radialis longus for osteoarthritis of the trapeziometacarpal joint: surgical technique and long-term results.}, author={A. Arruti Illarramendi and Jorge Guillermo Boretto and Gerardo Luis Gallucci and Pablo de Carli}, journal={The Journal of hand surgery}, year={2006}, volume={31 8}, pages={1315-21} }