An objective method to evaluate the risk of recurrence and extension of Dupuytren's disease.

@article{Abe2004AnOM,
  title={An objective method to evaluate the risk of recurrence and extension of Dupuytren's disease.},
  author={Yoshiyuki Abe and Tomoyuki Rokkaku and S Ofuchi and Susumu Tokunaga and Keisuke Takahashi and Hideki Moriya},
  journal={Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={427-30}
}
This study was undertaken to assess the influence of the factors related to Dupuytren's diathesis on the rates of recurrence and extension of Dupuytren's disease after surgery. The records of 65 patients who underwent surgery for Dupuytren's disease were retrospectively studied and the presence of factors related to diathesis were recorded. The sensitivity and specificity of each factor for predicting recurrence and extension were calculated. Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals were also… CONTINUE READING

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