What are the surgical options in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?

Updated: Feb 07, 2020
  • Author: Howard R Smith, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
  • Print

Surgical procedures used in the treatment of RA include the following:

  • Synovectomy
  • Tenosynovectomy
  • Tendon realignment
  • Reconstructive surgery or arthroplasty
  • Arthrodesis

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!