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Surgical Skills
Open Reduction Internal Fixation versus Implant Arthroplasty of the Radial Head
Master Techniques in Hand Surgery (2013 Specialty Day) - SESSION III: ELBOW
Duration: 11:01
SLIL Reconstruction
Chapter 17: Carpal Instability - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 2:56
Chapter 19: Abdominal Flaps
Flap Reconstruction of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication
Duration: 5:30
Creator: Anita Kulkarni, MD; Emily Hu, MD; Ian Lytle, MD
MCP Arthroplasty
Chapter 42: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Skeletal Reconstruction - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 2:55
Flexor Tenolysis
Master Techniques in Hand Surgery (2013 Specialty Day) - SESSION IV: HAND/DIGITAL TRAUMA
Duration: 6:57
Ulnar Head Arthroplasty
Chapter 12: Distal Radioulnar Joint - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 3:01
Section I  Distal Radius: Dorsal Plate: Indications/Technique/Complications
What Every Hand Surgeon Should Know About the Wrist: Distal Radius, Carpus and Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain
Section V  Carpal Ligament Injuries: Preisers and Kienbocks
What Every Hand Surgeon Should Know About the Wrist: Distal Radius, Carpus and Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain
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.
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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
Correspondence News
November 2012 Correspondence News
Pinning of the thumb metacarpal may not be necessary for ligament reconstruction tendon interposition surgeries. Surgical techniques are reviewed.
November 2012 Correspondence News
Creator: Vincent D. Pellegrini, Jr., MD
BOHS Newsletter
July 2008 Business of Hand Surgery
Article gives helpful and practical tips for managing cash in an office setting so that is not lost or stolen.
July 2008 Business of Hand Surgery
Creator: Jeffrey Babbitt
BOHS Newsletter
February 2013 Business of Hand Surgery
Article details four coding examples: office fluoroscopy, modifier 22, endoscopic cubital tunnel surgery, fasciotomy and endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery.
February 2013 Business of Hand Surgery
Creator: Mary LeGrand, RN, MA, CCS-P, CPC
Correspondence News
April 2013 Correspondence News
A traditional flexor carpi radialis suspensionplasty can be augmented with the use of a biotenodesis screw for treatment of thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis.
April 2013 Correspondence News
Creator: Kevin Renfree, 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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