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PIP Arthrodesis and Arthroplasty

Arthritis can affect the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint or the first joint in a finger causing pain, dysfunction and deformity. PIP joint problems may be treated by arthrodesis (fusion of the joint) to control pain or arthroplasty (replacement of the joint) to restore function. 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