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Surgical Skills
Chapter 27: Free Fibular Flap
Flap Reconstruction of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication
Duration: 6:52
Creator: Chris Pannucci, MD; Brent Egeland, MD; Avi Giladi, MD
Chapter 12: Posterior Interosseous Artery Flap
Flap Reconstruction of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication
Duration: 4:39
Creator: Keith Wolter, MD, PhD; Steve Haase, MD; Laura Monson, MD
Critical Comparison to Tendon Transfer for Radial Nerve Palsy
Brachial Plexus: Distal Nerve Transfers (Postcourse - 2014 Annual Meeting)
Section VI  Ulnar Wrist: DRUJ Arthritis
What Every Hand Surgeon Should Know About the Wrist: Distal Radius, Carpus and Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain
Welcome and Overview
Brachial Plexus: Distal Nerve Transfers (Postcourse - 2014 Annual Meeting)
Bone graft substitutes, PDGF gel, PRP
Scaphoid: Stem to Stern, the Entire Spectrum of Treatment (Precourse 08 - 2014 Annual Meeting)
Indiana Technique for Flexor Tendon Repair - Tendon Injuries in the Hand and Upper Extremity (Video 12.1)
Tendon Injuries in the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication
Section VI  Ulnar Wrist: General: Anatomy/Radiographic Evaluation
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.
Correspondence News Image
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.
Correspondence News Image
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
Correspondence News
September 2014 Correspondence News

Benefits of using distal wafer ulna excision versus ulnar shaft shortening.

September 2014 Correspondence News
Creator: Christopher S. Wilson, MD
Coding Corner Newsletter
May 2006 Coding Corner
Article presents information regarding correct reporting of ulnar nerve transposition and tendon lengthening. Article also provides policy regarding reporting of microsurgical technique.
May 2006 Coding Corner
Creator: Daniel Nagle, MD
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
Correspondence News
July 2013 Correspondence News
Describes recurrent carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) nine days post-op.
July 2013 Correspondence News
Creator: George H. Rubens, 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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