Hand & Wrist
SAN DIEGO – The rate of small-joint procedures is declining for both sexes.
DALLAS – Tenosynovial amyloidosis signaled cardiac involvement in some patients undergoing carpal tunnel release surgery.
From the Journals
Rheumatoid arthritis patients who underwent silicone metacarpophalangeal joint replacement maintained significant improvement in ulnar drift and...
Key clinical point:People with frequently painful knees often develop pain in joints outside the knee, and the sites vary from person to person....
Treating Unstable Distal Radius Fractures With a Nonspanning External Fixation Device: Comparison With Volar Locking Plates in Historical Control Group
We conducted a study to compare functional and radiographic outcomes of unstable comminuted intra-articular distal radius fractures treated with a...
To further evaluate the relationship between steroid injections and osteoporotic fracture risk, we analyzed Medicare administrative claims data on...
Major finding: Rheumatoid arthritis patients who remained on their antirheumatic medication while they underwent various types of surgery did not...