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Surgical Skills
The Forearm: Surgical Indications and Surgical Techniques for Pronator Teres Release and Re-routing, Flexor Pronator Slide (Lecture)
Master Skills Demo: Upper Spasticity Surgery in Children and Adults (Precourse 04 - 2014 Annual Meeting
Arthroscopic TFCC Debridement and Repair
Master Techniques in Hand Surgery (2013 Specialty Day) SESSION II: WRIST TRAUMA
Duration: 9:22
Vascularized Bone Graft
Chapter 14: Scaphoid Fractures and Nonunions - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 1:45
Approach for total shoulder arthroplasty: Optimization of humeral and glenoid exposure
Surgical Approach to the Shoulder (Surgical Skills Demo - 2014 Annual Meeting)
Dupuytren's Contracture Release
Chapter 31: Dupuytren's Disease - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 2:02
Arthroplasty of the Metacarpophalangeal Joint
Master Techniques in Hand Surgery (2013 Specialty Day) - SESSION V: DIGITAL/BASAL JOINT ARTHRITIS
Duration: 9:18
Chapter 5: V-Y Flaps - Flap Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity
Flap Reconstruction of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication
Duration: 3:00
Creator: Dawn M. LaPorte, MD; E. Gene Deune, MD; Gail Richter-Nelson, MSc
DR Osteotomy
Chapter 09: Treatment of Intra-articular Distal Radius Fractures - Hand Surgery Update IV
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
May 2011 Correspondence News
Treating college students and working with their families require careful consideration for optimal care. Insurance issues and blocks to communication can hinder treatments.
May 2011 Correspondence News
Creator: Kay Kirkpatrick, MD
BOHS Newsletter
October 2009 Business of Hand Surgery
Article reviews how and why hand surgeons are choosing to remain in or join a private practice rather than academic or hospital owned practices.
October 2009 Business of Hand Surgery
Creator: Cheryl Toth
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
Coding Corner Newsletter
January 2009 Coding Corner
Article discusses Medicare national correct coding initiative (NCCI) and medically unlikely edits (MUE), and coding clarification for DRF.
January 2009 Coding Corner
Creator: Daniel Nagle, 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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