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Capitate Resurfacing

The capitate is a small bone in the wrist. When arthritis of the wrist involves the capitate bone, it may be resurfaced with a prosthetic implant or an osteochondral (bone and cartilage) graft. Capitate resurfacing is usually performed along with carpectomy, a procedure to remove some of the wrist (carpal) bones. Read More

  • The American Board of  Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Allegheny General Hospital
  • University of Pittsburgh  Medical Center
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association for Hand Surgery: AAHS
  • Alpha Omega Alpha