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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Mean 5-Year Follow-up for Suture Button Suspensionplasty in the Treatment of Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Osteoarthritis.
Mirzatoloei, "Carpometacarpal joint dislocation ofthe thumb associated with the fracture of the trapezium," Archives of Iranian Medicine, vol.
Total joint arthroplasty for the arthritic thumb carpometacarpal joint. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 2008;37:4-7.
MacDermid JC, Wessel J, Humphrey R, Ross D, Roth JH (2007) Validity of self-report measures of pain and disability for persons who have undergone arthroplasty for osteoarthritis of the carpometacarpal joint of the hand.
In addition, significant improvement in pain, assessed by the VAS, and hand function, evaluated by the DASH questionnaire, were demonstrated in patients with OA of the thumb carpometacarpal joint after a single corticosteroid injection [39].
Also, osteoarthritis has a strong tendency to involve the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb, a site spared in psoriatic arthritis, he continued.
While there have been a number of clinical trials comparing two different splinting techniques for carpometacarpal joint OA (Wajon and Ada 2005, Swigart et al 1999), this study is the first RCT to compare a rigid splint with a control group that has not received a 'placebo' splint.
The carpometacarpal joint (CM[C.sub.1]), which provides the largest motion among the thumb joints, is commonly considered as a universal joint permitting two degrees of freedom (Cooney & Chao, 1977; Cooney, Lucca, Chao, & Linscheid, 1981 ; Kapandji, 1981; Rijpkema & Girard, 1991; Toft & Berme, 1980) with negligible axial rotation (Cooney et al., 1981, Haines, 1944; Napier, 1955).
2.) Direct the central ray perpendicular to a point 1 inch distal of the radius and 1 inch medial of the base of the first carpometacarpal joint.
Patients who were candidates for a corticosteroid injection to treat pathology of the hand or wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome, De Quervain's tenosynovitis, trigger finger, and first carpometacarpal joint [first CMC] arthritis) based on clinical and diagnostic examination were included.