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Surgical Skills
Thenar Flap
Chapter 38: Soft Tissue Coverage of the Hand - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 1:52
Nerve Transfers for Radial Nerve Palsy
SURGICAL SKILLS LAB: Nerve Transfers (Postcourse - 2013 Annual Meeting)
Duration: 38:07
Questions - Part 1
Brachial Plexus: Distal Nerve Transfers (Postcourse - 2014 Annual Meeting)
Pedicled Radial Forearm (Lab)
Master Skills Lab: Upper Extremity Flap Coverage (Precourse 03 - 2014 Annual Meeting)
Radial Nerve Transfers (Lecture)
Master Skills Lab: Tendon Repair, Transfer, and Reconstruction (Precourse 09 - 2014 Annual Meeting)
Dupuytren's Contracture - Hand and Wrist Conditions (Classic Library)
Hand and Wrist Conditions
Duration: 25:11
Creator: Robert McFarlane, MD
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
AIN to Deep Branch of Ulnar at Wrist (Lecture + Demonstration)
Brachial Plexus: Distal Nerve Transfers (Postcourse - 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.
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
BOHS Newsletter
August 2011 Business of Hand Surgery
Article briefly reviews the pros and cons to starting, operating and exiting an ambulatory surgery center.
August 2011 Business of Hand Surgery
Creator: Gregory Horner, MD; Anne Miller, MD
Correspondence News
December 2012 Correspondence News
A case report of a "chronic pain patient" is presented. Surgical exploration of this patient demonstrated cutaneous nerve injuries that were appropriately treated.
December 2012 Correspondence News
Creator: Alexander Payatakes, MD
Correspondence News
February 2011 Correspondence News
The use of alternative medicine for joint pain is discussed.
February 2011 Correspondence News
Creator: Eric M. Kagel, MD
Coding Corner Newsletter
June 2004 Coding Corner
Article discusses the history of insurer bundling of the work of ulnar nerve transposition and tendon lengthening.
June 2004 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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