American Society for the Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting

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Digit replantation results in better outcomes vs revision amputation

September 26, 2018
BOSTON — Among patients who sustained a traumatic digit amputation, investigators found less pain, better appearance, easier performance of…
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Liposomal bupivacaine did not improve pain, function in patients with distal radius fractures

September 25, 2018
BOSTON — The addition of liposomal bupivacaine to supraclavicular nerve block did not provide benefit in pain or function scores among patients…
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Prescription protocols may reduce mean oral morphine equivalents given by residents, interns

September 21, 2018
BOSTON — Implementation of an evidence-based narcotic prescription protocol may reduce the mean oral morphine equivalents per prescription…
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Surgical fixation not necessary for concomitant distal ulna fracture during ORIF of distal radius fracture

September 20, 2018
BOSTON — High rates of healing and similar range of motion were seen in cases of distal radius fracture treated with open reduction and…
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Lidocaine injection for trigger finger linked with more pain without delayed benefits of pain relief vs placebo

September 19, 2018
BOSTON — Patients with trigger finger who received an injection of lidocaine with corticosteroid experienced more pain without significant…
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Proximal row carpectomy may yield better results for scapholunate advance collapse, scaphoid non-union advanced collapse wrists

September 19, 2018
BOSTON — Results presented at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting showed proximal row carpectomy may yield better…
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VIDEO: Consider non-opioid treatment after carpel tunnel release, presenter says

September 18, 2018
BOSTON — At the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Asif M. Ilyas, MD, spoke about a study that compared the use of…
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Arthroscopy added to ORIF for distal radius fractures may not improve function

September 17, 2018
BOSTON — Patients with displaced intra-articular distal radius fractures who underwent arthroscopy in addition to open reduction and internal…
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Collagenase injections for Dupuytren’s contracture seen as safe with anticoagulation

September 17, 2018
BOSTON — Results presented at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting showed collagenase injections for Dupuytren’s…
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Collagenase injection, needle fasciotomy had similar outcomes for Dupuytren’s contracture

September 17, 2018
BOSTON — Despite more pain and larger skin ruptures directly after treatment among patients who received collagenase injection, investigators…

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American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting

September 5, 2019 - September 7, 2019