It shares in the extension of metacarpophalangeal and carpometacarpal joints
of the same digit (Austin).
Osteoarthritis of the thumb carpometacarpal joint
in women and occupational risk factors: a case-control study.
Left hand radiographs demonstrated thumb carpometacarpal joint
arthritis with no other notable abnormalities.
The GRIP study is a prospective feasibility Phase II study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Cartiva SCI in the treatment of first carpometacarpal joint
Total joint arthroplasty for the arthritic thumb carpometacarpal joint
MacDermid JC, Wessel J, Humphrey R, Ross D, Roth JH (2007) Validity of self-report measures of pain and disability for persons who have undergone arthroplasty for osteoarthritis of the carpometacarpal joint
of the hand.
In addition, significant improvement in pain, assessed by the VAS, and hand function, evaluated by the DASH questionnaire, were demonstrated in patients with OA of the thumb carpometacarpal joint
after a single corticosteroid injection .
Ligament reconstruction for the painful thumb carpometacarpal joint
Also, osteoarthritis has a strong tendency to involve the carpometacarpal joint
of the thumb, a site spared in psoriatic arthritis, he continued.
A randomised controlled trial of intra-articular corticosteroid injection of the carpometacarpal joint
of the thumb in osteoarthritis.
While there have been a number of clinical trials comparing two different splinting techniques for carpometacarpal joint
OA (Wajon and Ada 2005, Swigart et al 1999), this study is the first RCT to compare a rigid splint with a control group that has not received a 'placebo' splint.
Ligamanent reconstruction for the painful thumb carpometacarpal joint