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In POINT X, a study designed to reflect clinical practice and patient treatment choices, 254 European patients received open-label collagenase for Dupuytren's contracture. The most severely affected joint was treated first in 74% of patients. In total, 52%, 41%, 7%, and 1% of patients selected the little, ring, middle, and index finger, respectively; 79%(More)
The rare condition of scapulothoracic dissociation (STD) is characterized by a lateral displacement of the scapula from the thoracic cage following severe trauma to the scapular girdle. This study presents an analysis of five STDs. There were three supraclavicular brachial plexus palsies and two retro- and infraclavicular palsies. Recovery of elbow flexion(More)
PURPOSE To establish a new imaging technique using dynamic MRI three-dimensional (3D) volumetric acquisition in real-time, on six normal shoulders for the analysis of the 3D shoulder kinematics during continuous motion. MATERIALS AND METHODS At first, a standard static acquisition was performed. Then, fast images were obtained with a multi-slice 3D(More)
INTRODUCTION The Percutaneous Needle Aponeurotomy (PNA) is a known and validated non-surgical treatment for Dupuytren's disease with a low rate of complications. Initially described for purely palmar forms, the indications extended to digital adhesions. Numerous surgeons remain hesitant about performing the PNA for digital treatment because of the risk of(More)
Dorsal instability of the ulnar stump may be a complication of Darrach and Sauve-Kapandji procedures. Stabilizing procedures are numerous using flexor carpi ulnaris, extensor carpi ulnaris tendons or a combination of both tendons, the palmaris longus, and even synthetic or free grafts. The authors report nine cases of ulnar stump instability, five times(More)
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