Revision arthroplasty of the PIP-joint after primary failure of a silicone implant

Stephan F. Schindele, Tina Keuchel & Daniel B. Herren
Objective: Silicone arthroplasty of the PIP-joint is still the golden standard since the introduction of Swanson 40 years ago. Revision after failed proximal interphalangeal joint arthroplasty is challenging. Besides the conversion into a joint fusion, revision implant arthroplasty is a possible opt[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]