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Wrist fusion

Wrist fusion

Wrist fusion: Wrist fusion is permanently joining the bones that comprise the wrist joint with screws, essentially locking the wrist in place to eliminate pain.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Wrist fusion

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

Non-Surgical Options: Wrist fusion

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

Other Surgical Options: Wrist fusion

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

Anesthetic Requirements for Wrist fusion

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Wrist fusion may include:

Procedure Complications: Wrist fusion

Possible surgical complications of Wrist fusion may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Wrist fusion

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

Wrist fusion: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Wrist fusion: Eight to twelve weeks.

Wrist fusion: Other Names

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

  • Wrist arthrodesis
  • Wrist joint fusion
  • Joint fusion- wrist

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