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A systematic review of outcomes and complications of treating unstable distal radius fractures in the elderly.
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A systematic review of existing literature for the management of osteoporotic distal radius fractures in patients aged 60 and over with 5 common techniques suggests that despite worse radiographic outcomes associated with CI, functional outcomes were no different from those of surgically treated groups for patients age 60 andover. Expand
Trends in the United States in the treatment of distal radial fractures in the elderly.
TLDR
Since 2000, there has been an increase in the use of internal fixation and a concurrent decrease in the rate of closed treatment of distal radial fractures in the elderly in the United States. Expand
Cost-effectiveness of open partial fasciectomy, needle aponeurotomy, and collagenase injection for dupuytren contracture.
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A cost-utility analysis to compare traditional fasciectomy for Dupuytren with 2 new treatments, needle aponeurotomy and collagenase injection finds that open partial fAsciectomy is not cost-effective and Needle aponeurtomy is cost- effective if the success rate is high. Expand
Current and future national costs to medicare for the treatment of distal radius fracture in the elderly.
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The Medicare payment data can help in allocating resources nationally to address the increasing disease burden of DRF and provide an accurate quantification of Medicare DRF-attributable expenditure. Expand
Risk of Prolonged Opioid Use Among Opioid-Naïve Patients Following Common Hand Surgery Procedures.
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Elective surgery patients were more likely to continue to fill opioid prescriptions after 90 days compared with trauma patients, and younger age, female gender, lower income, comprehensive insurance, higher Elixhauser comorbidity index, mental health disorders, and tobacco dependence or abuse were associated with prolonged opioid use. Expand
Outcomes of Pyrolytic Carbon Arthroplasty for the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint
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The pyrocarbon implant for proximal interphalangeal joint arthroplasty shows encouraging results, primarily in patient satisfaction and pain relief, but is associated with complications related to implant dislocations, which required prolonged treatment with external fixators. Expand
The minimal clinically important difference of the Michigan hand outcomes questionnaire.
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Individual domains of the MHQ can be used to discriminate between patients who are satisfied and those who are not after either carpal tunnel release or silicone arthroplasty of the metacarpophalangeal joints for RA. Expand
A systematic review of outcomes of fasciotomy, aponeurotomy, and collagenase treatments for Dupuytren’s contracture
TLDR
The recurrence rates and types of complications differ between open partial fasciectomy and needle aponeurotomy or collagenase injection and for the two latter procedures, adverse effects consisted primarily of skin tears. Expand
Variations in the use of internal fixation for distal radial fracture in the United States medicare population.
TLDR
The use of internal fixation for the treatment of a distal radial fracture differs widely among geographical regions and patient populations, and variations highlight the need for improved comparative-effectiveness data to guide thereatment of this fracture. Expand
The effect of ulnar styloid fractures on patient-rated outcomes after volar locking plating of distal radius fractures.
TLDR
In patients with a stable DRUJ after DRF ORIF ulnar styloid fractures did not affect subjective outcomes as measured by the MHQ, and the size and displacement of the fracture, or the healing status of the fractures was predictive of MHQ scores. Expand
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