- Recommendation ID
Evidence on the safety and efficacy of midcarpal hemiarthroplasty for wrist arthritis is inadequate in quantity and quality. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.
- Any explanatory notes
Further research could be in the form of case series. It should report patient selection, type and severity of arthritis, patient-reported outcome measures and the need for revision in the longer term (at least 5 years).
Source guidance details
- Comes from guidance
- Midcarpal hemiarthroplasty for wrist arthritis
- Date issued
- October 2019
|Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?||Yes|
|Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?||No|