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Surgical Skills
Distal Biceps Tendon Repair
Master Techniques in Hand Surgery (2013 Specialty Day) - SESSION III: ELBOW
Duration: 10:00
Posterior Interosseous
Master Skills Lab: Upper Extremity Flap Coverage (Precourse 03 - 2014 Annual Meeting)
Spinal Accessory nerve to Suprascapular Nerve Transfer.  Why is it so hard to get good results? (Demonstration)
Brachial Plexus: Distal Nerve Transfers (Postcourse - 2014 Annual Meeting)
Chapter 11.1: Radial Forearm Flap
Flap Reconstruction of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication
Duration: 6:09
Creator: Ian Lytle, MD; Emily Hu, MD
Welcome and Overview
Master Skills Demo: Upper Spasticity Surgery in Children and Adults (Precourse 04 - 2014 Annual Meeting
Brand ECRB Intrinsic Transfer
Chapter 28: Tendon Transfer Surgery - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 2:01
Distal Tibia and Ankle Flaps (Demonstration)
Master Skills Lab: Non-Microsurgical Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Lower Extremity (Precourse 06 - 2014 Annual Meeting)
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
Correspondence News
August 2012 Correspondence News
Transfer of the extensor carpi radialis longus to the distal pole of the scaphoid can be a useful technique in treating scapholunate ligament injuries. This may be particularly useful in treating dynamic instabilities.
August 2012 Correspondence News
Creator: Mike Milek, MD
Correspondence News
May 2013 Correspondence News
Lack of resources, not lack of skill, results in community hand surgeon transferring microvascular patients to the university.
May 2013 Correspondence News
Creator: Dagmar H. Rehse, MD
Correspondence News
January 2011 Correspondence News
The surgical technique of a radial column plate in the treatment of distal radius fracture is described.
January 2011 Correspondence News
Creator: Richard S. Idler, MD
Correspondence News
October 2013 Correspondence News
A TM instability is created by an hemitrapeziectomy.
October 2013 Correspondence News
Creator: Philippe Saffar, 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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