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Arthroscopic thumb fusion

Arthroscopic thumb fusion

Arthroscopic thumb fusion: Arthroscopic thumb fusion is minimally invasive surgery to permanently join the bones that comprise the thumb joint with screws, essentially locking the thumb in place to eliminate pain.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Arthroscopic thumb fusion

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Arthroscopic thumb fusion:

  • Thumb rheumatoid arthritis
  • Thumb osteoarthritis (type of Osteoarthritis)
  • Thumb arthritis
  • Thumb injury
  • Chronic sepsis
  • Severe thumb pain (see Thumb pain)

Non-Surgical Options: Arthroscopic thumb fusion

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Arthroscopic thumb fusion:

Other Surgical Options: Arthroscopic thumb fusion

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Arthroscopic thumb fusion may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Arthroscopic thumb fusion

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Arthroscopic thumb fusion may include:

Procedure Complications: Arthroscopic thumb fusion

Possible surgical complications of Arthroscopic thumb fusion may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Arthroscopic thumb fusion

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent. Joint pain is relieved in most cases.

Arthroscopic thumb fusion: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Arthroscopic thumb fusion) include:

  • Arthroscopic thumb arthrodesis
  • Arthroscopic thumb joint fusion
  • Arthroscopic joint fusion- Thumb

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