Finger-joint Replacement | Fingerprint | First Aid Treatment

A surgical procedure in which on or more artificial joints (made of metal, plastic or silicone rubber) are used to replace finger joint that has been destroyed by disease, usually by osteoarthritis. How it is done Usually, several finger joints are treated at the same time. An incision is made to expose the joint, the ends of the two diseased bones in the joint are cut away, along with diseased cartilage, an artificial joint is then inserted into the bone ends. The finger is immobilized in a splint Read more [...]