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Arthrodesis Principles Orthofracs

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Description: Most reliable operation for pain or instability where stiffness does not seriously affect function, eg spine, tarsus, ankle, wrist, & inter-phalangeal joints.
Arthrodesis may be:
* Intra-articular
* Intra-articular & extra-articular
* Extra-articular
Choice will depend on patients age, pathologic process & presence or absence of gross deformity.

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Added: Sun Sep 27 2009