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Arthritis- Basal joint arthroplasty with split abductor pollicis longus graft

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Description: There are many variations on the procedure of soft tissue basal joint arthroplasty. In this case, the abductor pollicis longus tendon is split with a custom tendon stripper and used as a distally based graft for ligament reconstruction and interposition.

Type: Case Study
Author/Contact: Charles Eaton
Institution: E-Hand
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Fri Aug 07 2009