Wrist arthroscopy: indications, portal anatomy and therapeutic advances
Wrist arthroscopy has revolutionized the management of wrist pathology in recent years. This article aims to provide the reader with an overview of the procedure, its indications, set-up, and its applications, both diagnostic and therapeutic. Good knowledge of anatomy is a prerequisite to performing safe arthroscopic surgery and thus decrease iatrogenic complications.
Modified Technique for Basilar Thumb Osteoarthritis
The arthroplasty described by Weilby is a reliable procedure for the treatment of stage 2 and 3 basal thumb osteoarthritis. Although the technique provides good pain relief, optimal thumb mobility, and acceptable levels of grip and pinch strength in most cases, it is common to see the thumb collapsing because the interposed knot has disassembled.