Arthritis at the base of the thumb is common and debilitating. Arthroplasty has evolved over 3 decades to become a highly refined surgical procedure, with excellent results. This article summarizes the history, method, and expected results of basal joint arthroplasty, and the authors describe their method of ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition for thumb basal arthritis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||11|
|State||Published - Feb 2013|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine