Hand Clin 2022 May;38(2):207-215
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0212, USA; Department of Sports Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0212, USA.
The trapeziometacarpal joint is the site that most commonly develops arthritis in the hand. Although optimal treatment requires careful consideration of history, physical examination, radiographs, and functional goals, many patients ultimately undergo surgical intervention. Several described techniques and approaches are highlighted in this article, especially pertaining to carpometacarpal arthroplasty with ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition. Read More