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Promise for new nerve repair technique

Promise for new nerve repair technique

A multicenter study including University of Kentucky researchers found that a new nerve repair technique yields better results and fewer side effects than other existing techniques. Continue reading

Promise for new nerve repair technique

Promise for new nerve repair technique

A multicenter study including University of Kentucky researchers found that a new nerve repair technique yields better results and fewer side effects than other existing techniques. Traumatic nerve injuries are common, and when nerves are severed, they do not heal on their own and must be repaired surgically Continue reading

Quest for the bionic arm: Advancements and challenges

Quest for the bionic arm: Advancements and challenges

In the past 13 years, nearly 2,000 veterans returned from Iraq and Afghanistan with injuries requiring amputations; 14 percent of those injured veterans required upper extremity amputations. To treat veterans with upper extremity amputations, scientists continue to pursue research and development of bionic arms and hands with full motor and sensory function Continue reading

Hand Surgery

Hand Surgery

Hand Surgery (Oxford Specialist Handbooks Series in Surgery) By David Warwick, Roderick Dunn, Erman Melikyan, Jane Vadher Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Number Of Pages: 676 Publication Date: 2009-05-24 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0199227233 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780199227235 Product Description: This compact but comprehensive guide to all aspects of hand surgery encompasses the appropriate aspects of plastic surgery, orthopaedic surgery and hand therapy, and rheumatology and biomechanics, providing a single source of information on this specialty. It features the detailed classifications, nerve root values and outcomes needed by practicing hand surgeons, which also acts as an invaluable, well-structured revision tool for trainee hand surgeons about to undertake the Hand Diploma. Continue reading

Atlas of the Hand Clinics Vol 7 Issue 02 / 2002 Techniques in Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Atlas of the Hand Clinics Vol 7 Issue 02 / 2002 Techniques in Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Atlas of the Hand Clinics Vol 7 Issue 02 / 2002 Techniques in Carpal Tunnel Surgery Atlas of the Hand Clinics. Techniques in Carpal Tunnel Surgery By Barry Katzman, MD & Edward Akelman, MD Publisher: W B Saunders Company Number Of Pages: 135 Publication Date: 2002 ISBN-10 / ASIN: xxxxxxxxxxxx ISBN-13 / EAN: Description: What more is there to say about the treatment of the most common upper extremity compression neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome?As it turns out, quite a lot. Dr Continue reading

Severe Traumatic Defects of the Upper Limb

Severe Traumatic Defects of the Upper Limb

Severe Traumatic Defects of the Upper Limb: Published in association with the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand By Alain C. Masquelet, Acacio C. Ferreira Publisher: Informa HealthCare Number Of Pages: 256 Publication Date: 2003-06-26 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1841842435 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781841842431 Binding: Hardcover Product Description: Assembling international experts and featuring more than 300 illustration, this text presents the latest clinical thinking on the correct strategy to adopt in surgical management of upper limb trauma. Continue reading

Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery ISSN: 1089-3393 Online ISSN: 1531-6572 Frequency: 4 issues per year The establishment of the journal, Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, can now be viewed as a testimony to the foresight of its original editor, Dr Andrew Weiland, on his editorial staff as they perceived the domain of the “Hand Surgeon” to be that of the entire upper limb. This very edition of this journal reflects this clearly as we present articles extending from the thoracic outlet to the glenoid to the trigger finger! http://www.book4doc.com/49181 http://www.book4doc.com/33526 Continue reading

Nerve Tendon and Other Disorders

Nerve Tendon and Other Disorders

Nerve Tendon and Other Disorders (Surgery of Disorders of the Hand and Upper Extremity) By Raoul Tubiana, Gilbert Alain Publisher: Informa Healthcare Number Of Pages: 657 Publication Date: 2004-12-22 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1853174947 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781853174940 Binding: Hardcover Product Description: The medical literature contains volumes of information on disorders of the tendons and nerves – so much so that finding the exact information you need can be intimidating and laborious. Continue reading

Atlas of Minimally Invasive Hand and Wrist Surgery

Atlas of Minimally Invasive Hand and Wrist Surgery

Atlas of Minimally Invasive Hand and Wrist Surgery (Minimally Invasive Procedures in Orthopaedic Surgery) By John T. Capo, Virak Tan Publisher: Informa HealthCare Number Of Pages: 360 Publication Date: 2007-09-27 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0849370140 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780849370144 Binding: Hardcover Product Description: Hand and wrist surgery is evolving rapidly and often, advances are directed at developing procedures that are less invasive, with smaller incisions and shorter rehabilitation times. Minimally Invasive Hand and Wrist Surgery is the only book devoted exclusively to these exciting new percutaneous and minimal access techniques for the treatment of chronic and traumatic conditions of the hand and wrist Continue reading

Biomaterials in Hand Surgery

Biomaterials in Hand Surgery

Biomaterials in Hand Surgery By Antonio Merolli, Thomas J. Joyce Publisher: Springer Number Of Pages: 144 Publication Date: 2009-09-16 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 8847011949 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9788847011946 Product Description: This concise but comprehensive book is the first publication devoted to the applications of biomaterials in hand surgery. It presents basic knowledge in the field of biomaterials, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, implant design, and hand joint prostheses, and explores in depth the key topic of metacarpophalangeal joint prostheses in rheumatoid patients Continue reading