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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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The basal joint is a collection of articulations at the base of thumb that serve an important function in the overall dexterity of the hand. The unique anatomy of the basal joint provided many evoluti...
Total Joint arthroplasty is associated with significant blood loss, which could necessitate the use of blood transfusion. Several techniques are being utilised to limit the volume of blood loss, in or...
Total Joint Arthroplasty Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Is It Time to Make Tradition a Thing of the Past?: Commentary on an article by Timothy L. Tan, MD, et al.: "Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Total Joint Arthroplasty. A Single Dose Is as Effective as Multiple Doses".
Outpatient total joint arthroplasty is considered safe in a selected group of patients, based primarily on complications. However, patient perception of the safety of outpatient total joint arthroplas...
Joint arthroplasty is a particularly complex orthopaedic surgical procedure performed on joints, including the hip, knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow, wrist and even digit joints. Increasing evidence from ...
Background: The aim of this study was to compare operative outcomes after lesser toe deformity correction with either proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint arthrodesis or PIP joint resectio...
Interpositional arthroplasty is by many considered to be the current gold standard for the treatment of thumb carpometacarpal arthritis. The results are generally good, but the rehabilitat...
This is an observational, prospective study that has the primary goal of validating the Forgotten Joint Score (FJS)
This investigation is a prospective, multicenter clinical investigation. It is anticipated that a total of eighty (80) subjects will be enrolled at approximately 4-7 sites. The clinical in...
Patients who have had a total ankle joint replacement surgery typically have limited movement in their ankles possibly due to the fact that commonly used ankle joint prosthetic devices onl...
Surgical reconstruction of a joint to relieve pain or restore motion.
Partial or total replacement of a joint.
Replacement of the hip joint.
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The difference between two images on the retina when looking at a visual stimulus. This occurs since the two retinas do not have the same view of the stimulus because of the location of our eyes. Thus the left eye does not get exactly the same view as the right eye.
Arthroplasty Joint Disorders Orthopedics Spinal Cord Disorders Orthopedics is the science or practice of correcting deformities caused by disease or damage to the bones and joints of the skeleton. This specialized branch of surgery may ...
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...
Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure to restore the integrity and function of a joint. A joint can be restored by resurfacing the bones. An artificial joint (called a prosthesis) may also be used. Various types of arthritis may affect the joints. Osteo...