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Surgical Skills
Osteotomy of Distal Radius Malunion
Master Techniques in Hand Surgery (2013 Specialty Day) - SESSION II: WRIST TRAUMA
Duration: 9:53
Postcourse: Intrinsic Flaps for hand and finger coverage - presentation and demonstration
Postcourse: Soft Tissue Reconstruction (Annual Meeting 2012)
Duration: 31:16
Cross Finger Flap
Chapter 38: Soft Tissue Coverage of the Hand - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 2:27
Flexor Tendon Repair
Procedural Library
Chapter 8: Moberg Advancement Flap
Flap Reconstruction of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication
Duration: 3:07
Creator: Thomas P. Lehman, MD, PT; Brian E. Lovelace, MD
Bone graft substitutes, PDGF gel, PRP
Scaphoid: Stem to Stern, the Entire Spectrum of Treatment (Precourse 08 - 2014 Annual Meeting)
Dry Technique
Wrist and Elbow Reconstruction & Arthroscopy: A Master Skills Publication - Chapter 3: Wrist Arthroscopy Portals, Volar and Dorsal
Duration: 2:48
Nerve Transfers for Elbow, Thumb and Finger Extension Reconstruction
SURGICAL SKILLS LAB: Nerve Transfers (Postcourse - 2013 Annual Meeting)
Duration: 20:49
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.
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
October 2011 Correspondence News
Active bleeding or nail plate avulsion injuries should be treated with nail plate removal and nail bed repair. It is usually possible to perform these procedures in the emergency department.
October 2011 Correspondence News
Creator: Steven A. Maser, MD
Correspondence News
November 2011 Correspondence News
A middle finger flexion contracture is corrected with operative exploration and tenolysis.
November 2011 Correspondence News
Creator: ​Tang-Kue Liu, MD
Correspondence News
January 2014 Correspondence News
A technique for using volar plate capsulodesis for MCP joint laxity in patients treated with trapeziectomy with LRTI for thumb CMC arthritis.
January 2014 Correspondence News
Creator: John P. Schilling, MD
Correspondence News
December 2012 Correspondence News
The scratch collapse test can be incorporated into the physical examination to assess for compressive neuropathies.
December 2012 Correspondence News
Creator: Michael Nancollas, 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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