Trapezium prosthetic arthroplasty (silicone, Artelon, metal, and pyrocarbon).

@article{Vitale2013TrapeziumPA,
  title={Trapezium prosthetic arthroplasty (silicone, Artelon, metal, and pyrocarbon).},
  author={Michael G. Vitale and Fraser J Taylor and Mark A. Ross and Steven Lawrence Moran},
  journal={Hand clinics},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={37-55}
}
Trapezium prosthetic arthroplasty has been utilized to treat basal joint arthritis for nearly five decades in an attempt to mitigate some of the potential disadvantages of trapeziectomy while preserving range of motion. Implant arthroplasty seeks to preserve joint biomechanics, avoids metacarpal subsidence, and should provide immediate stability. These benefits may lead to improvements in strength, durability, and a decrease in metacarpophalangeal joint hyperextension which can occur subsequent… CONTINUE READING
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