Surgery of the Rheumatoid Hand and Wrist

Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand, ICS 1295

Edited by

  • Ian Trail, Consultant Hand Surgeon, Wrightington Hospital for Joint Disease, Wigan, Lancashire, UK Consultant Hand Surgeon
  • Michael Hayton, Wrightington Hospital, Wigan, UK

Surgery of the Rheumatoid Hand and Wrist is a text book providing an up-to- date overview of the modern surgical treatments to the hand and wrist of patients suffering with inflammatory arthritis. Soft tissue deformity and joint replacement are treated throughout the book with a presentation of the latest design of implants for the wrist and fingers, written by design surgeons. Also included are a number of discussions with regard to various types of arthoplasty as related to the various clinical presentations.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2006
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-52852-0

Table of Contents

Update on the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis, R.D. Sturrock
Examination of the rheumatoid hand and wrist, A. Lluch
The timing of surgery in rheumatoid arthritis, J. Stanley
Vascular and neurological considerations in rheumatoid arthritis, M. Hayton
Outcome measures following surgery to the rheumatoid hand, L. Gwilliam
Open vs. arthroscopic synovectomy of the wrist, L. Adolfsson
The distal radioulnar joint in rheumatoid arthritis, L. De Smet
The ulnar head prosthesis: indications and limitations, J. van Schoonhoven
Radiolunate arthrodesis in the rheumatoid wrist – FESSH 2006, N. Borisch
Total wrist arthroplasty for rheumatoid arthritis, B.D. Adams
Options in extensor tendon reconstruction in rheumatoid arthritis, S. Schindele, D. Klos and D. Herren
Flexor tendon synovectomy in rheumatoid arthritis, P. Saffar
Surgery of the MCP joints in rheumatoid arthritis, F. Moutet
Silastic metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty, I.A. Trail
How I do it – MP joint arthroplasty, C. Sollerman
Assessment and management of swan neck deformity, S.L. Knight
PIP joint surgery in rheumatoid disease, R.D. Beckenbaugh
Classification and treatment of the rheumatoid thumb, M.M. Tomaino
Is there a role for silicone trapezial replacement in the rheumatoid hand? A. Lluch
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