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Finger joint replacement

Finger joint replacement

Finger joint replacement: Finger joint replacement is surgery to replace worn out finger cartilage and bones with man-made metal, ceramic, and plastic parts.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Finger joint replacement

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Finger joint replacement:

Non-Surgical Options: Finger joint replacement

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Finger joint replacement:

Other Surgical Options: Finger joint replacement

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Finger joint replacement may include these surgeries:

Procedure Complications: Finger joint replacement

Possible surgical complications of Finger joint replacement may include:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Adverse reaction to anesthesia
  • Dislocation of artificial finger joint
  • Little to no improvement in finger mobility

Finger joint replacement: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Finger joint replacement) include:

  • Finger arthroplasty

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