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Surgical Skills
TX Scaphoid Non-Union pt2
Wrist and Elbow Reconstruction & Arthroscopy: A Master Skills Publication - Chapter 23: Scaphoid Nonunions Treated with Vascularized Bone Grafts
Duration: 1:22
Elbow Arthroscopy Technique
Master Techniques in Hand Surgery (2013 Specialty Day) - SESSION III: ELBOW
Duration: 7:20
Scapular Flap, Latissimus Dorsi Flap, Serratus Anterior Flap
The Complete Hand Surgeon: Flaps You Should Know After Fellowship (2014 Annual Meeting)
Medial Elbow Tenodesis
Wrist and Elbow Reconstruction & Arthroscopy: A Master Skills Publication - Chapter 45: Lateral and Medial Tendinosis/Epicondylitis Mini-Open Surgery
Duration: 15:12
Tendon Transfer and Release via Transaxillary Approach in Brachial Plexus Palsy
Chapter 26: Brachial Plexus Palsy Injuries - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 13:00
Trigger Thumb
Chapter 22: Trigger Finger, de Quervain's Syndrome, and Elbow Tendinopathy - Hand Surgery Update IV
Duration: 0:51
Chapter 8: Moberg Advancement Flap
Flap Reconstruction of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication
Duration: 3:07
Creator: Thomas P. Lehman, MD, PT; Brian E. Lovelace, MD
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.
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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
Correspondence News
May 2011 Correspondence News
Absorbable sutures can be used for wound closure, particularly in cases of mutilating hand injuries as seen from table saw accidents. Absorbable sutures obviate the need for removal, thereby eliminating patient discomfort.
May 2011 Correspondence News
Creator: Gil Kryger, MD
Correspondence News
July 2013 Correspondence News
Describes recurrent carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) nine days post-op.
July 2013 Correspondence News
Creator: George H. Rubens, MD
Coding Corner Newsletter
December 2009 Coding Corner
Article presents a summary of CPT code changes for 2010, including revisions to the soft tissue and bone tumor codes.
December 2009 Coding Corner
Creator: Daniel Nagle, MD
BOHS Newsletter
April 2012 Business of Hand Surgery
Article discusses how to effectively use athletic trainers and mid-level providers in your practice.
April 2012 Business of Hand Surgery
Creator: Jonathan Tueting, 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.
Page Links
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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