Thumb Arthritis | Thumb Surgery - Surgery of the thumb
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In use for more than 40 years, LRTI is the most commonly performed. Experts explain five surgical treatment options for thumb arthritis. But dexterity comes at a price – an increased risk of osteoarthritis in the first carpometacarpal (CMC) joint, where the thumb meets the trapezium bone in the wrist. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other forms of.