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Distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint fusion: use of a special device

Epublication WebSurg.com, May 2012;12(05). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en3443

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DIP joint fusion can sometimes be necessary for cosmetic reasons because of deformities, or simply pain. With the aid of intra-osseous staples with programmed angulation, it is possible to facilitate object grasping, particularly for the index. This video was captured using the VITOM system from KARL STORZ.