Which surgical procedures are used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?

Updated: Aug 22, 2019
  • Author: Howard R Smith, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Answer

Surgical treatments include the following:

  • Synovectomy

  • Tenosynovectomy

  • Tendon realignment

  • Reconstructive surgery or arthroplasty

  • Arthrodesis

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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