Hand surgery

4 Advanced Imaging

Jun 20, 2021 by in Hand surgery Comments Off on 4 Advanced Imaging

Laura M. Fayad and Jonathan Samet Abstract This chapter will explain when and why certain radiologic tests should be ordered for orthopaedic conditions of the wrist. Examples of multiple common…

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5 Electrodiagnostic Studies

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Anthony F. Colon, Michael S. Shear, and Aviram M. Giladi Abstract The evaluation of neurologic or neuromuscular disorders through the application of electrophysiologic techniques, such as electromyography and nerve conduction…

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2 History and Examination of the Hand

Jun 20, 2021 by in Hand surgery Comments Off on 2 History and Examination of the Hand

Carson F. Woodbury and Laura Lewallen Abstract Careful physical examination combined with a targeted history is the essential first step in the practice of hand surgery. This chapter describes key…

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1 Anatomy and Approaches

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Jessica B. Hawken and Aviram M. Giladi Abstract Anatomic considerations are a critical aspect of preoperative planning for all surgical procedures; however, nowhere is it more important than in the…

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82 Diagnostic Wrist Arthroscopy

Aug 26, 2020 by in Hand surgery Comments Off on 82 Diagnostic Wrist Arthroscopy

10.1055/b-0040-177497 82 Diagnostic Wrist ArthroscopyJoseph Said III and Donald Mazur Abstract Wrist arthroscopy is the reference standard in diagnosing and evaluating suspected intra-articular wrist disorders after a comprehensive history and…

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88 Septic Joint

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10.1055/b-0040-177503 88 Septic JointSamir Sodha Abstract Septic arthritis of the hand warrants urgent surgical attention. Delay in surgical treatment can result in rapid articular cartilage degradation from the bacterial toxins,…

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84 TFCC Outside-In Repair

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10.1055/b-0040-177499 84 TFCC Outside-In RepairSara Low and Christopher Williamson Abstract Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is an intra-articular wrist structure with a significant role in stabilization, rotation, translation, and load transmission…

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83 Arthroscopic TFCC/Ligament Debridement

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10.1055/b-0040-177498 83 Arthroscopic TFCC/Ligament DebridementMatthew L. Drake Abstract Tears of the scapholunate and lunotriquetral ligaments and the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) can be treatable pain generators in patients presenting with…

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77 Z-plasty

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10.1055/b-0040-177492 77 Z-plastyRosemary Yi Abstract Z-plasty is a useful technique in hand surgery for the release of scar or webspace contracture. Triangular flaps are raised along the central element, which…

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