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The Artelon CMC spacer compared with tendon interposition arthroplasty: A randomized, controlled, multicenter study of 109 patients with osteoarthritis followed for 1 year

By Anders Nilsson, Monica Wiig, Håkan Alnehill, Magnus Berggren, Sten Björnum, Mats Geijer, Philippe Kopylov and Christer Sollerman

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Background and purpose The Artelon CMC spacer is designed for surgical treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) in the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb (CMC-I). Good results using this degradable device were previously presented in a pilot study. We now present results from a larger randomized, controlled, multicenter study

Topics: Research Article
Publisher: Informa Healthcare
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2895345
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