Update on the surgical treatment for rheumatoid arthritis of the wrist and hand

Harvey W. Chim, Sandra K. Reese, Stephanie N. Toomey, Steven L. Moran

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Abstract

Surgical procedures for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis are aimed at restoring function and decreasing pain. Over the past four decades multiple procedures have been described in the management of early and late disease. This article will review the most common forms of surgery used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)134-142
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Hand Therapy
Volume27
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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Keywords

  • Arthroplasty
  • Hand
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Therapy
  • Update
  • Wrist

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

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