carpometacarpal


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carpometacarpal

 [kahr″po-met″ah-kahr´p'l]
pertaining to the carpus and metacarpus.

car·po·met·a·car·pal

(kar'pō-met'ă-kar'păl),
Relating to both carpus and metacarpus.

car·po·met·a·car·pal

(kahr'pō-met'ă-kahr'păl)
Relating to both carpus and metacarpus.

carpometacarpal

Pertaining to the wrist bones (carpals) and the bones of the palms of the hands (metacarpals), especially to the joints betweem them.
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Excessive texting in pathophysiology of first carpometacarpal ioint arthritis.
After adaptation of the skin, dorsal defect from the third web space to the first carpometacarpal joint was reconstructed with a split-thickness skin graft [Figure 3].
Gosens, "Traumatic thumb carpometacarpal joint dislocations," Journal of Hand Surgery, vol.
Participants experienced pain associated with musculoskeletal injuries and conditions of the wrist and hand including postoperative fractures/amputation, tendinitis, first carpometacarpal osteoarthritis, Dupruytren's, trigger finger, and wrist sprains.
Because of these features, we envision that in situ 3D bioprinting will produce significant advances in the regeneration of the entire articular units or in the treatment of complex articulations, such as the carpometacarpal joint.
The circumferential upper limb measurements were carried out with the arm abducted at 30[degrees], starting at the level of the carpometacarpal joint, every 5 cm proximal to this point along both limbs.
The joints most frequently affected are the metacarpophalangeal (MCPs), proximal interphalangeal, 1st carpometacarpal and distal interphalangeal joints in the hands, and also the ankles, hips, and knees.
Developed to treat carpometacarpal (CMC) arthritis, the Mini TightRope procedure stabilizes the thumb with a solid suture and small buttons after the trapezium is removed (this bone is usually extracted to relieve "grinding" pain).
(9) Suggested methods of achieving carpometacarpal fracture repair range from the use of a standard figure-of-eight bandage, or the incorporation of a reinforced splint into a figure-of-eight bandage, to the use of type 1 external skeletal fixators.
FDS is responsible for flexion of multiple joints crossed by its tendons, that is, wrist joints, intercarpal joints, carpometacarpal joints, metacarpophalangeal joints, and the proximal interphalangeal joints [1].