oa South African Medical Journal - Osteo-arthritis of the trapeziometacarpal joint

Volume 49, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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