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Very little has been published about the optimal post operative dressing protocol, and no practical conclusion has emerged from a meta-analysis published in 2013. Even fewer studies focused on that topic specifically in hand surgery. Nevertheless, the functional impairment due to a dressing in the hand is much greater than anywhere else, due to the constant use of hands in daily life activities. Yet, habits differs widely following surgeon's preference, from daily change with application of an antimicrobial unguent, to unchanged dressing until the first follow up consultation after 2 weeks, to complete removal of the dressing and basic soap and water cleaning at postoperative day (POD) 1. Those varying recommendations have functional and logistical implication for the patients, especially the elderlies, for whom autonomy is a fragile status that can be dramatically impaired by such protocols. The goal of this study is to define which post operative dressing protocol is optimal in terms of wound complications (disunion, infection)
Trigger Finger Disorder
Tel Aviv medical cemter
Tel Aviv Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-02-17T18:20:53-0500
Trigger finger is a common disorder of the hand which causes pain at the A1 pulley, inflammation, stiffness and/or snapping during movement. This observational study compared all of the po...
Trigger finger (stenosing tenosynovitis) is a very common condition and in office treatment with corticosteroid injection is widely accepted to be first line treatment. Previous studies ha...
Trigger finger, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, is a painful condition that can cause discomfort and disability. Many physicians choose to locally inject cortisone into the infecte...
The main objective is to assess patient's satisfaction regarding pure local anaesthesia and without use of a tourniquet (WALANT Technique) for trigger finger release surgery.
The purpose of this study is to compare recovery, scar, and patient satisfaction after retrograde endoscopic trigger finger release versus the standard open surgical treatment.
Stenosing tenosynovitis (trigger finger) affects approximately 2% of the population. Given the prevalence of trigger finger and rising health care costs, adherence to the cost-effective and evidence-b...
A1 pulley stretching is recognized as a clinically beneficial treatment for trigger finger. It is thought to lead to an increase in the cross-sectional area of the A1 pulley luminal region, thus impro...
Zinc finger proteins are a large family of abundantly expressed small motifs that play a crucial role in a wide range of physiological and pathophysiological mechanisms. Findings published so far supp...
This study aimed to clarify the association between IL-6 secretion in fibroblasts in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) patients and their biophysical parameters including association with trigger finger an...
Catheter-related infections are a potentially life-threatening complication of having an external ventricular drain (EVD). Patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) are at increased risk...
A painful disability in the hand affecting the finger or thumb. It is caused by mechanical impingement of the digital flexor tendons as they pass through a narrowed retinacular pulley at the level of the metacarpal head. Thickening of the sheath and fibrocartilaginous metaplasia can occur, and nodules can form. (From Green's Operative Hand Surgery, 5th ed, p2137-58).
Narrowing or stenosis of a tendon's retinacular sheath. It occurs most often in the hand or wrist but can also be found in the foot or ankle. The most common types are DE QUERVAIN DISEASE and TRIGGER FINGER DISORDER.
Disease involving the ULNAR NERVE from its origin in the BRACHIAL PLEXUS to its termination in the hand. Clinical manifestations may include PARESIS or PARALYSIS of wrist flexion, finger flexion, thumb adduction, finger abduction, and finger adduction. Sensation over the medial palm, fifth finger, and ulnar aspect of the ring finger may also be impaired. Common sites of injury include the AXILLA, cubital tunnel at the ELBOW, and Guyon's canal at the wrist. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1995, Ch51 pp43-5)
Disorder characterized by recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving cross-dressing in a heterosexual male. The fantasies, urges, or behaviors cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or other areas of functioning. (from APA, DSM-IV, 1994)
Genetically engineered nucleases that cleave DNA at a defined distance from specific DNA sequences recognized by ZINC FINGER DNA-BINDING DOMAINS. They are composed of a DNA cleaving domain adapted from DNA endonucleases fused to a zinc finger DNA-binding domain.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...
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