American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting . Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ASSH, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Telephone questionnaire may decrease electrodiagnostic testing for carpal tunnel syndrome

October 29, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Use of a carpal tunnel syndrome telephone screening questionnaire decreased electrodiagnostic testing and made referral to a…
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Several factors associated with late digit replantation failure

October 15, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results presented at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting showed leeching while in hospital and avulsion…
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Multi-digit replantation more cost-effective vs single-digit replantation

October 11, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Multi-digit finger replantation may be more cost-effective compared with single-digit replantation, according to results presented…
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Radiotherapy for soft tissue sarcoma of the hand did not yield worse outcomes

October 8, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Use of radiotherapy in patients with soft tissue sarcoma of the hand was not associated with worse functional outcomes compared…
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Endoscopic carpal tunnel release had better outcomes vs open carpal tunnel release

September 23, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Patients who underwent endoscopic carpal tunnel release experienced a quicker recovery and better patient-reported outcomes…
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Early protected movement of Boxer’s fractures yielded improved outcomes vs splinting

September 20, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Early protected movement improved functional outcomes compared with immobilization and splinting in patients with Boxer’s…
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Satisfaction increased with time in older patients with distal radius fractures

September 18, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Patients 60 years of age or older reported satisfaction with treatment of distal radius fractures when they recovered slightly more…
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VIDEO: Congenital upper extremity amputees have ability to control myoelectric prosthesis

September 12, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Michael S. Gart MD, discussed a study that looked at congenital…
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Serum creatine kinase associated with poor outcomes after forearm fasciotomy

September 11, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Patients who underwent forearm fasciotomy for treatment of acute compartment syndrome experienced poor outcomes when they had…
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VIDEO: Increased complications seen in malnourished patients after distal radius fracture surgery

September 11, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Russell E. Holzgrefe, MD, discussed a study that looked at the…