Mano – Microcirugía

Factitious Disorders of the Upper Extremity

Última actualización 19/03/12J Am Acad Orthop Surg February 2012 ; 20 Michael V. Birman Abstract Factitious disorders of the upper extremity can manifest in many different forms; therefore, it is critical to recognize warning signs in the history and examination indicating that the patient may be creating the symptoms and …

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Dupuytren Disease: An Evolving Understanding of an Age-old Disease

Última actualización 2/02/12Eric M. Black. JAAOS December 2011;19 (12) Abstract Dupuytren disease, a clinical entity originally described more than 400 years ago, is a progressive disease of genetic origin. Excessive myofibroblast proliferation and altered collagen matrix composition lead to thickened and contracted palmar fascia; the resultant digital flexion contractures may …

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Surgical Exposures of the Wrist and Hand

Última actualización 12/01/12Louis W. Catalano JAAOS January 2012; 20 (1) Abstract The neurovascular anatomy of the carpus and hand is complex. Therefore, precise exposures are required to avoid iatrogenic injury. In general, dorsal exposures are more forgiving than volar exposures because major neurovascular structures lie on the volar aspect of …

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Galeazzi Fracture

Última actualización 24/10/11J Am Acad Orthop Surg October 2011 Kivanc I. Atesok, MD, Jesse B. Jupiter, MD and Arnold-Peter C. Weiss, MD Abstract Galeazzi fracture is a fracture of the radial diaphysis with disruption at the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ). Typically, the mechanism of injury is forceful axial loading and …

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Perilunate Dislocation and Perilunate Fracture-dislocation

Última actualización 22/09/11Spencer J. Stanbury, John C. Elfar. J Am Acad Orthop Surg September 2011 ; 19: Abstract Perilunate dislocations and perilunate fracture-dislocations usually result from high-energy traumatic injuries to the wrist and are associated with a characteristic spectrum of bony and ligamentous damage. Radiographic evaluation of the wrist reveals …

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Surgical Exposures of the Radius and Ulna

Última actualización 2/08/11NULL J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 19, No 7, July 2011 Louis W. Catalano, III, MD, Dan A. Zlotolow, MD, Phillip B. Hitchcock, Suparna N. Shah, MBA and O. Alton Barron, MD The forearm contains many muscles, nerves, and vascular structures that change position on forearm rotation. …

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Therapy After Injury to the Hand

Última actualización 17/08/10NULL Erik Dorf, MD, Carla Blue, OTR/L, CHT, Beth P. Smith, PhD and L. Andrew Koman, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 8, August 2010 Surgical and nonsurgical management of upper extremity disorders benefits from the collaboration of a therapist, the treating physician, and the …

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Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures

Última actualización 26/03/10David M. Lichtman, MD (Chair), Randipsingh R. Bindra, MD, FRCS (Vice-Chair), Martin I. Boyer, MD. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2010 18 The clinical practice guideline is based on a systematic review of published studies on the treatment of distal radius fractures in adults. None of the 29 …

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