In this procedure, the provider surgically immobilizes the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb with or without the help of internal fixation devices. He induces artificial bone generation in the joint area with the help of a graft he obtains from another part of the patient’s body. The carpometacarpal joint is a joint where the metacarpal bone of the thumb attaches to the trapezium bone of the wrist.
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