proximal interphalangeal joint arthrodesis

proximal interphalangeal joint arthrodesis

surgical fusion of proximal interphalangeal joint to correct toe deformity, by (1) excision of articular cartilage and associated underlying bone; (2) as (1), but with joint fixation
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Mendicino and colleagues reviewed eight patients that had FDL transfer with proximal interphalangeal joint arthrodesis.
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