What is Finger Joint Replacement Surgery?

Category: Surgeries

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The finger joint replacment prosthesis acts as a spacer to fill the gap that was created when the arthritic surfaces of the MCP (metacarpal phalangeal joint) or PIP (proximal interphalangeal joint) are removed.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Improve flexibility/strength 2 0
Unable to function 2 0
Rheumatoid arthritis 1 0
Weakness in right arm 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Duration

Stopped having Finger Joint Replacement Surgery

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Finger Joint Replacement Surgery.