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Metacarpal fractures: treatment and complications
Non-thumb metacarpal anatomy and treatment protocols for nonoperative management of stable fractures are reviewed, and existing literature on surgical techniques for treatment of acute fractures and complications is compared.
Non-surgical treatment of lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
There are multiple randomized controlled trials for non-Surgical management of lateral epicondylitis, but the existing literature does not provide conclusive evidence that there is one preferred method of non-surgical treatment for this condition.
Current Concepts in the Evaluation and Treatment of Mallet Finger Injury
The mallet finger is a frequently encountered fingertip injury that leads to extensor lag of the distal phalanx that requires splinting regimens, closed reduction and percutaneous pinning, and open reduction and internal fixation.
High-Pressure Injection Injuries in the Hand: Current Treatment Concepts
Proper diagnosis and urgent treatment are essential for a good outcome of high-pressure injection injuries to the hand, and decreasing the time from injury to surgery improves the prognosis.
AAOS appropriate use criteria: treatment of distal radius fractures.
- W. Hammert, R. C. Kramer, B. Graham, M. Keith
- MedicineThe Journal of the American Academy of…
- 1 August 2013
These appropriate use criteria (AUC) for the treatment of DRFs were approved in an effort to assist the clinician in caring for these injuries and also, in part, because of the lack of high-level evidence supporting the recommendations.
Lessons Learned Reconstructing Complex Scalp Defects Using Free Flaps and a Cranioplasty in One Stage
- A. Afifi, R. Djohan, W. Hammert, F. Papay, Addison Barnett, J. Zins
- MedicineThe Journal of craniofacial surgery
- 1 July 2010
Given the complexity of these procedures, the high recurrence rate, and the likelihood of complications, methylmethacrylate is contraindicated in 1-stage cranioplasty and soft-tissue reconstruction in high-risk patients.
Update on advances in upper extremity prosthetics.
Impact of Smad3 loss of function on scarring and adhesion formation during tendon healing
- Evan B. Katzel, M. Wolenski, R. O’Keefe
- Biology, MedicineJournal of orthopaedic research : official…
- 1 May 2011
Smad3−/− mice have reduced collagen and increased MMP9 gene and protein expression and decreased scarring following tendon FDL tendon repair.
Epinephrine and hand surgery.