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Radiologic guide to surgical treatment of first carpometacarpal joint osteoarthritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22528907     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to provide a radiologic guide to surgical treatment of first carpometacarpal osteoarthritis, a common problem especially in older women.
CONCLUSION: Knowledge of the indications, surgical technique, component design, normal postoperative imaging assessment, and imaging findings of complications is important to providing a meaningful radiologic evaluation of patients after first carpometacarpal joint surgeries, including arthroplasty and arthrodesis.
Leila Khorashadi; Alice S Ha; Felix S Chew
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  198     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-24     Completed Date:  2012-07-19     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1152-60     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Schatzki Associates, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Arthroplasty / methods
Bone Transplantation / methods
Carpometacarpal Joints / physiopathology,  radiography*,  surgery*
Internal Fixators
Osteoarthritis / pathology,  radiography*,  surgery*
Prostheses and Implants
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures / methods
Tendon Transfer / methods

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