Jafar S Hasan

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BACKGROUND This study analyzes the financial performance of hand surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan. This analysis can serve as a reference for other medical centers in the financial evaluation of a hand surgery program. METHODS Fiscal year 2004 billing records for all patients (n = 671) who underwent hand surgery(More)
SUMMARY For selected patients with flail upper extremities after brachial plexus injury, glenohumeral arthrodesis, above-the-elbow amputation, and fitting of an above-the-elbow prosthesis are effective reconstructive options. In such situations, soft-tissue thinning at the shoulder, especially deltoid atrophy, presents the potential problem of shoulder(More)
BACKGROUND The mechanisms responsible for the incomplete recovery of muscle function after microneurovascular transfer have not been fully determined. Because fiber degeneration and regeneration can impact muscle mechanical function, the authors tested the null hypothesis that ischemia-induced fiber degeneration is not responsible for the force deficits(More)
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