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ACE Report #11848
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

COA/ICORS2019: Pyrocarbon implant not an effective alternative to LRTI for trapeziometacarpal OA


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Randomized Prospective Study Comparing Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) with the Ascension® PyroDisk for Trapeziometacarpal Osteoarthritis

Contributing Authors: B Perey E Villemaire-Cote

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Synopsis

80 patients with trapeziometacarpal joint osteoarthritis were randomized to surgical intervention with either trapeziometacarpal joint arthroplasty with a pyrocarbon implant (PyroDisk; Ascension) or ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition. Patients were followed up over 12 months for outcome related to pain, patient-reported function the the Patient-Rated Wrist Evaluation, key pinch stren...

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