What is Carpometacarpal arthroplasty of thumb?

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A carpometacarpal arthroplasty of the thumb is a reconstruction or replacement of the first joint of the thumb. The most common procedures involve stabilizing the metacarpal and using one's own tendon tissue as a joint spacer.

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