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Surgical Skills
Mallet Finger
Chapter 21: Extensor Tendon Injuries - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 1:44
Median Nerve Repair
Chapter 23: Peripheral Nerve Physiology, Injury, and Repair - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 2:50
Postcourse: Posterior Interosseous Flap-presentation and demonstration
Postcourse: Soft Tissue Reconstruction (Annual Meeting 2012)
Duration: 35:30
VASC 2.0
14: Scaphoid Fractures and Nonunions - Hand Surgery Update IV
Tetraplegia
Procedural Library
DRUJ Arthroplasty
Chapter 12: Distal Radioulnar Joint - Hand Surgery Update IV
Master Skills Course: Session I. Vascularized Bone Graft For Scaphoid Non-union
Master Skills Course: Wrist and Hand Reconstruction (Annual Meeting 2012)
Creator: ​Richard A. Berger MD PhD
Peripheral Sympathectomy
Master Techniques in Hand Surgery (2013 Specialty Day) - SESSION I: DUPUYTREN’S/SYMPATHECTOMY
Duration: 11:30
Featured Images
Figure 4 - The two ends of the suture are tied, securing the neatly folded FCR tendon to the deep capsule of the arthroplasty.  The superficial capsule is then closed over the tendon, and the skin closed.
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The Roman Shade CMC Interposition

The two ends of the suture are tied, securing the neatly folded FCR tendon to the deep capsule of the arthroplasty.  The superficial capsule is then closed over the tendon, and the skin closed.

The Roman Shade CMC Interposition
Creator: Richard L. Uhl, MD
Figure 3 - By carefully pulling the stitches apart, the tendon folds on itself, like the folding of a Roman shade when it is opened.
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The Roman Shade CMC Interposition
By carefully pulling the stitches apart, the tendon folds on itself, like the folding of a Roman shade when it is opened.
The Roman Shade CMC Interposition
Creator: Richard L. Uhl, MD
Figure 2 - The first stitch is woven through the tendon, followed by the second side of the stitch, using small Mayo needles.  It is important that the stitches not catch each other.
Correspondence News Image
The Roman Shade CMC Interposition
The first stitch is woven through the tendon, followed by the second side of the stitch, using small Mayo needles.  It is important that the stitches not catch each other.
The Roman Shade CMC Interposition
Creator: Richard L. Uhl, MD
Figure 1 - The polyester stitch is passed thought the capsule, then brought up one side of the FCR tendon as a basting-type stitch.
Correspondence News Image
The Roman Shade CMC Interposition
The polyester stitch is passed thought the capsule, then brought up one side of the FCR tendon as a basting-type stitch.
The Roman Shade CMC Interposition
Creator: Richard L. Uhl, MD
ASSH Newsletters
Coding Corner Newsletter
June 2002 Coding Corner
Article discusses correct coding for single and multiple injection procedures and concurrent E/M services.
June 2002 Coding Corner
Creator: Daniel Nagle, MD
Coding Corner Newsletter
September 2002 Coding Corner
Article discusses correct coding for manipulation of a finger, wrist, or elbow.
September 2002 Coding Corner
Creator: Daniel Nagle, MD
BOHS Newsletter
January 2009 Business of Hand Surgery
Article gives practical ways to decrease operating expenses in the medical office and increase efficiency.
January 2009 Business of Hand Surgery
Correspondence News
April 2013 Correspondence News
Common disorders can present in an atypical fashion in the elderly population. Entities to consider include gout, carpal tunnel syndrome, and stenosing tenosynovitis.
April 2013 Correspondence News
Creator: Umesh Raturi, MD
New CME Courses
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Online Course

Subscribers will find articles designed for CME in the Review section of the Journal of Hand Surgery.

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Online Course - MOC Approved
This is an internet-based, enduring material CME activity based upon the digital capture of an instructional course (IC07) presented at the 2013 ASSH Annual Meeting.
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Online Course - MOC Approved
This is an internet-based, enduring material CME activity based upon the digital capture of an instructional course (IC25) presented at the 2013 ASSH Annual Meeting.
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