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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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…
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Suture button suspensionplasty had superior outcomes vs other techniques

September 11, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results presented at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting showed thumb carpometacarpal Mini TightRope…
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VIDEO: Epinephrine is safe and effective for hand surgery

September 10, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Asif M. Ilyas, MD, discussed a study that looked at the use of…
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VIDEO: Concomitant corticosteroid injections may increase infection risk in hand procedures

September 10, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Kevin F. Lutsky, MD, discussed a study that looked at the rate of…
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Trigger finger release in OR at one center associated with higher cost vs in the procedure room

September 8, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Trigger finger release performed in the OR was more costly than when performed in the procedure room, according to results for one…
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Repeat injection for De Quervain’s tenosynovitis yielded high success rate

September 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Although multiple, subsequent injections decreased the success rate for treatment of De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, results…
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Home therapy after endoscopic carpal tunnel release may not improve outcomes

September 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results presented at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting showed no differences in improvements of outcomes…