Surgical Treatment Option: Thumb CMC Arthroplasty During the procedure, a small incision (approximately 1.5 inches) is made over the CMC joint, A small incision is then made in the forearm to release a wrist flexor tendon. The incisions are closed with absorbable sutures, and the hand is Author: Dmorgan.
Jun 19, 2019 · This material must not be used for commercial purposes, or in any hospital or medical facility. Failure to comply may result in legal action. Thumb arthroplasty is surgery to replace part or all of the joint at the base of your thumb. This joint is where your thumb bone and wrist bone meet.
You are scheduled for a Thumb Arthroplasty. The procedure is performed in patients with advanced basilar thumb arthritis. It is intended to alleviate pain in the thumb and improve function. Pinching or grasping causes severe pain in the thumb.
Jul 20, 2006 · Thumb arthritis may be surgically treated with a procedure called excision arthroplasty. The term excision means to take out. In this surgery, the surgeon takes out a small bone at the base of the thumb and fills in the space with a rolled up section of tendon.Author: Eorthopod.
Aug 07, 2007 · Double arthroplasty is an extension of the previous ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition (LRTI) and involves resurfacing of both the trapeziometacarpal and the scaphotrapezial joint. The thumb is approached from a volar curvilinear Wagner incision extending from midmetacarpal to the proximal pole of the scaphoid.Cited by: 62.