Osteolysis following nonmetallic suture anchor use in hand and wrist surgery

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Osteolysis
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. History of hand and/or wrist surgery utilizing nonmetallic suture anchor fixation at our institution over the two year period between January 1, 2019 and January 1, 2021
    2. Immediate post-operative imaging available for comparison (fluoroscopy and/or radiography)
    3. All subjects have the necessary mental capacity to participate and complete self-reported outcome measures

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Systemic inflammatory/autoimmune disease or immune-modulatory drug use
    2. History of revision surgery of the body part of interest



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