Cementless Total Trapezio-Metacarpal Prosthesis Principle of Anchorage

  • Pascal Ledoux
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 256)

Abstract

Strength, stability, and mobility are the most important requirements for good thumb function. However, conventional treatment of osteoarthritis of the trapezio-metacarpal joint does not provide total satisfaction.

Keywords

Bone Cement Distal Extremity Pinch Strength Total Satisfaction Cement Prosthesis 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pascal Ledoux
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  1. 1.Clinique du Parc LéopoldCentre S.O.S. Main BruxellesBruxellesBelgium

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