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Volume:8 Issue:6 Number:31 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #11848
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

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

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OrthoEvidence. COA/ICORS2019: Pyrocarbon implant not an effective alternative to LRTI for trapeziometacarpal OA. ACE Report. 2019;8(6):31. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/11848

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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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


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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