Wrist arthrodesis

Specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery

Wrist arthrodesis is a surgical procedure that involves fusing the joints of the hand artificially. This technique achieves the neighboring joints ordered to carry out the functions of the fist and palm. The aim of this operation is to relieve pain, slow the development of the disease, which causes correct deformities, and provide stability to the joint that has been damaged by arthritis or muscle weakness. Although wrist arthrodesis achieved a high degree of improvement in all these areas, it is possible that in some patients the difficulty lifting or doing certain movements keep persisting. Similarly, after the intervention is required recovery time in which the joint use will be limited.

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