Controversy: Splinting for Dupuytren Contracture

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Fig. 44.1 A dorsal hand-based thermoplastic splint Fig. 44.2 A volar hand-based thermoplastic splint 44.2.3 The Role of Postoperative Splinting Some surgeons routinely advise postoperative splinting after fasciectomy and dermofasciectomy….

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Correlation of Function with Deformity in Dupuytren Disease: The Condition-Specific Southampton Scoring Scheme Outperforms the Generic QuickDASH

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Fig. 26.1 QuickDASH In an effort to find a scale which is more valid in DD, we developed the Southampton Dupuytren’s Scoring Scheme (SDSS). This was derived by reducing many…

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Peyronie Disease

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1265 Observed by Theodoric of Bologna 1743 First full description by François de la Peyronie 1828 First surgical excision of a plaque by George McClellan 1943 Plaque excision and free…

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