fascial arthroplasty

fascial arthroplasty

treatment of an arthritic joint by covering the deteriorated joint surface with fascia.
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In 1970, Froimson described fascial arthroplasty of the CMC joint, in an attempt to reduce shortening and improve pinch strength after simple trapeziectomy.