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Surgical Skills
Silfverskild Epitendinous Suture - Tendon Injuries in the Hand and Upper Extremity (Video 16.1)
Tendon Injuries in the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication
Radial Head Fracture
Chapter 52: Fractures of the Elbow - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 2:10
Chapter 16.1: Homodigital and Heterodigital Island Pedicle Flaps
Flap Reconstruction of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication
Duration: 5:05
Creator: Jeffrey Kozlow, MD; Kristoffer Sugg, MD; Neal Chen, MD
Chapter 16.2: Homodigital and Heterodigital Island Pedicle Flaps
Flap Reconstruction of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication
Duration: 3:16
Creator: David J. Slutsky, MD, FRCS(C)
Toe to Hand Transfer
Procedural Library
Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Metacarpal and Phalangeal Fractures
Master Techniques in Hand Surgery (2013 Specialty Day) - SESSION IV: HAND/DIGITAL TRAUMA
Duration: 9:31
MP Implant Arthroplasty
Procedural Library
Hemi-Hamate Arthroplasty for Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Injuries
Master Techniques in Hand Surgery (2013 Specialty Day) - SESSION IV: HAND/DIGITAL TRAUMA
Duration: 11:01
Featured Images
Figure 1 - Specimen of collapsed lunate in advanced Kienböck Disease.
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Etiology and Treatment of Kienböck Disease
Twenty-four specimens of the collapsed lunate were obtained at the time of tendon-ball implantation procedure for advanced Kienböck disease in stage IIIB and IV. All excised lunates were elongated in the dorsal-palmar direction, and flattened in the proximo-distal direction. Articular cartilage was attenuated. There was a major fracture accompanied by multiple minor fractures in the specimen.
Etiology and Treatment of Kienböck Disease
Creator: Yasuo Ueba, MD, PhD
Figure 2 - Three types of fracture patterns in final stage of Kienböck disease: A) proximo-distal type; B) dual oblique type; C) dorsal-palmar type.
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Etiology and Treatment of Kienböck Disease
The fracture pattern was classified into 3 types according to the running direction of the major fracture, namely A: proximo-distal type, B: dual oblique type, and C: dorsal-palmar type.
Etiology and Treatment of Kienböck Disease
Creator: Yasuo Ueba, MD, PhD
Figure 3 - Cut surface of lunate specimen in final stage of Kienböck Disease.
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Etiology and Treatment of Kienböck Disease
The cut surface of the specimen demonstrated a mosaic pattern of the pinkish vital areas and yellowish necrotic areas.
Etiology and Treatment of Kienböck Disease
Creator: Yasuo Ueba, MD, PhD
Figure 4 - HE stain slide of lunate in Kienböck disease demonstrating numerous osteoblasts and chondrocytes.
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Etiology and Treatment of Kienböck Disease
There were numerous osteoblasts and chondrocytes at the junction of vital and necrotic areas under microscopic examination on a HE stain slide, indicating new bone formation.
Etiology and Treatment of Kienböck Disease
Creator: Yasuo Ueba, MD, PhD
ASSH Newsletters
Correspondence News
August 2013 Correspondence News
The procedure described is the correction of the subluxation of the ulnar nerve, either idiopathic or acquired, after a trauma to the elbow area and including post surgery after an open technique or endoscopic release of the cubital tunnel.
August 2013 Correspondence News
Creator: Erdogan Atasoy, MD
BOHS Newsletter
November 2009 Business of Hand Surgery
Article gives helpful suggestion for reducing office no-show appointments.
November 2009 Business of Hand Surgery
Creator: Teri Gatchel, MBA, CPC
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
BOHS Newsletter
May 2011 Business of Hand Surgery
Article gives strategies to expedite medical bill payment and decrease accounts receivable.
May 2011 Business of Hand Surgery
Creator: Karen Zupko
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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