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Surgery of the Rheumatoid Hand and Wrist

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

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.

Hand Surgeons and Hand Therapists

Included in series
International Congress

Hardbound, 188 Pages

Published: June 2006

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-52852-0


  • Preface
    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
    Author index
    Keyword index


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