International Journal of Rheumatology / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Wrist Arthrodesis in Rheumatoid Arthritis Using an LCP Metaphyseal Locking Plate versus an AO Wrist Fusion Plate

Table 1

Data of patients in the AO wrist fusion plate group: demographics, plate type, number of screws used, postoperative complications, and follow-up period.

duration (y)
period (m)
Other proceduresBone graftPlate typeMC screws; no.Radial screws; no.ComplicationsPlate removal

1F2810III20CMJ arthrodesis (I), MPJ synovectomy (III)AutoShort44--


3F5814IV128-Auto + AlloShort44--

4F6024IV119-Auto + AlloShort34Pain over the plateYES

5F5615IV6IPJ arthrodesis (I)AlloShort43Wound dehiscence and infectionYES

6F527IV112IPJ arthrodesis (I), MPJ synovectomy (III), tendon transfer for extensor tendon ruptureAutoShort34--

7F6323IV52Tendon transfer for extensor tendon ruptureAutoShort34Extensor tendon adhesionYES


9F7616IV30DIPJ arthrodesis (II)AutoShort34--

M, male; F, female; y, year; m, month; Stage, Steinbrocker stage; F-U, follow-up; CMJ, carpometacarpal joint; MPJ, metacarpophalangeal joint; IPJ, interphalangeal joint; DIPJ, distal interphalangeal joint; Auto, autograft; Allo, allograft; MC, metacarpal.