oa South African Medical Journal - Osteo-arthritis of the trapeziometacarpal joint
|Article Title||Osteo-arthritis of the trapeziometacarpal joint|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Orthopaedics, University of Natal, Durban|
|Publication Date||Mar 1975|
|Pages||392 - 394|
|Keyword(s)||Orthopaedics, Osteo-arthritis, Surgery, Trapeziometacarpal joint and Treament|
A review of a group of 87 patients with osteo-arthritis of the trapeziometacarpal joint is presented and the results of treatment by non-surgical means and by excision of the trapezium, by arthrodesis of the trapeziometacarpal joint and by prosthetic replacement are reviewed.
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