Arthroplasty of the TMT1 joint-a critical view.

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Summary of "Arthroplasty of the TMT1 joint-a critical view."

Resection suspension arthroplasty of the trapezium still represents the golden standard in treatment of CMC 1 arthritis. First reports about long-term results of a modern-design endoprosthesis of the CMC 1 joint promise a lower complication and revision rate. Thus, endoprosthesis of the CMC1 joint is becoming more attractive, especially because the rehabilitation and back-to-work times are much faster. While new anatomic prosthesis designs are coming onto the market, which theoretically are less susceptible to loosening and dislocation, they still have to prove their superiority in the clinical setting.


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Name: Der Orthopade
ISSN: 1433-0431


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