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Duration between breast cancer treatment and hand surgery may impact rate of lymphedema

September 30, 2015
SEATTLE — The presence of lymphedema following breast cancer treatment and elective hand surgery may be linked to the duration of time between…
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Study explores impact of decentralization of digital replantation

September 29, 2015
SEATTLE — Research presented here found both decreased numbers of high volume surgeons and hospitals performing digital replantation and lower…
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Biologic therapy may not reduce need for surgery in older patients with rheumatic deformities

September 18, 2015
Treatment with biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs may not decrease the need for upper extremity reconstructive surgery in older adults…
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DXA scores likely still necessary to accurately diagnose osteoporosis

September 16, 2015
SEATTLE — Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry scores are still a superior means compared with radiographic data alone in the diagnosis of…
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Long-term benefits likely with suture suspension arthroplasty for thumb CMC arthritis reconstruction

September 15, 2015
SEATTLE — According to data presented at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, suture suspension arthroplasty can…
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VIDEO: Intercostal nerve transfer can be option to restore elbow flexion

September 14, 2015
SEATTLE — At the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Eric Wagner, MD spoke about a study that evaluated the outcomes of…
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Volar plating may have short-term advantage over external fixation for distal radius fractures

September 13, 2015
SEATTLE —Patients treated with volar plating for distal radius fractures show better functional recovery and radiographic outcomes compared to…
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Processed nerve allograft may lead to meaningful recovery for upper extremity nerve injury

September 12, 2015
SEATTLE — Patients treated with a processed nerve allograft for upper extremity repairs have meaningful recovery in both sensory function and…
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Distal radial fractures treatment often matches appropriate use guidelines

September 11, 2015
SEATTLE — For patients with distal radial fractures, the treatment frequently aligns with that of appropriate use criteria-based recommended…
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Neurologic deficits linked with poorer outcomes in children with supracondylar humeral fractures

September 11, 2015
SEATTLE — Pediatric patients with operative supracondylar humeral fractures have poorer outcomes if nerve injuries with neurologic deficits are…