MP joint replacement

 

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Destroyed MP joints in rheumatoid arthritis. Incision dotted in

Skin mobilised to allow access to the joints

Skin mobilised to allow access to the joints

Joint opened up by cutting beside the extensor (straightening)  tendons

Joint inflammatory tissue (synovitis) removed

Soft tissues around the joint are released

Soft tissues around the joint are released

Metacarpal head excised

Further soft tissue releases are performed

Further soft tissue releases are performed

Instrumentation for MP joint replacement

Bone holes prepared

Bone holes prepared

Two trial joint replacements in place

Stitches placed through bone for ligament reconstruction

Stitches placed through bone for ligament reconstruction

Further stitching


 

 

The Hand to Elbow Clinic
29a James Street West
Bath BA1 2BT

Tel 01225 316895
Fax 01225 484949
info@handtoelbow.com
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