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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Erne, Holger C; Schmauß, Daniel; Cerny, Michael; Schmauss, Verena; Ehrl, Denis; Löw, Steffen; Deiler, Stefan 
Title:
[Lundborg's resection arthroplasty vs. Pyrocarbon spacer (Pyrocardan®) for the treatment of trapeziometacarpal joint osteoarthritis: a two-centre study]. 
Abstract:
Various operative approaches exist for osteoarthritis of the trapeziometacarpal joint. The aim of this two-centre study was to compare the results of Lundsborg's resection arthroplasty with the implantation of the Pyrocardanspacer.We treated 20 patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis of the trapeziometacarpal joint in stage III / IV (Eaton-Littler classification). Twelve patients received Lundsborg's resection arthroplasty (centre 1), and in 8 patients a Pyrocardanspacer was implanted (centre 2...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
49 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
175-180 
Language:
de 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0722-1819 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Plastische Chirurgie und Handchirurgie; Klinik und Poliklinik für Unfallchirurgie