CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · J Hand Microsurg 2021; 13(02): 114-118
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1713584
Point of Technique

Trapeziectomy and Abductor Pollicis Longus Suspensionplasty Combined with Extensor Pollicis Brevis Tenodesis for Management of Thumb Basal Joint Osteoarthritis and Metacarpophalangeal Hyperextension

1  Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derby, United Kingdom
,
Ravi Mallina
1  Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derby, United Kingdom
,
Tommy R. Lindau
1  Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derby, United Kingdom
› Author Affiliations
Funding None.

Abstract

Metacarpal joint hyperextension is common cause of postoperative dissatisfaction after trapeziectomy in the management of basal thumb osteoarthritis. The senior author uses this technique to address this biomechanical problem at the time of trapeziectomy.



Publication History

Publication Date:
22 June 2020 (online)

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