Volume 1295. Surgery of the Rheumatoid Hand and Wrist

1st Edition

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


  • Print ISBN 9780444528520

Key Features

  • Modern up- to-date surgical principles and surgical techniques addressing problems in inflammatory arthritis of the hand and wrist.
  • Long term role of surgery is addressed.
  • Contributions from world renowned surgeons.

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 et.al.
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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About the editors

Ian Trail

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Hand Surgeon, Wrightington Hospital for Joint Disease, Wigan, Lancashire, UK Consultant Hand Surgeon

Michael Hayton

Affiliations and Expertise

Wrightington Hospital, Wigan, UK