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2D-3D reconstruction of distal forearm bone from actual X-ray images of the wrist using convolutional neural networks.

Sci Rep 2021 Jul 27;11(1):15249. Epub 2021 Jul 27.

Division of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara, 630-0192, Japan.

The purpose of the study was to develop a deep learning network for estimating and constructing highly accurate 3D bone models directly from actual X-ray images and to verify its accuracy. The data used were 173 computed tomography (CT) images and 105 actual X-ray images of a healthy wrist joint. To compensate for the small size of the dataset, digitally reconstructed radiography (DRR) images generated from CT were used as training data instead of actual X-ray images. Read More

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Adaptive Proximal Scaphoid Implant stability despite a perilunate dislocation: a case report.

Acta Biomed 2021 Jul 26;92(S3):e2021001. Epub 2021 Jul 26.

Department of Hand Surgery and Microsurgery, University Hospital of Modena, Modena.

Background: We present the case of a 22 y.o. male patient suffering from scaphoid non-union with avascular necrosis of the proximal pole and initial degenerative arthritis. Read More

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Long-term results after modified Burton-Pellegrini's technique in 24 cases affected by advanced rhizarthrosis.

Acta Biomed 2021 Jul 26;92(S3):e2021005. Epub 2021 Jul 26.

Orthopaedic Clinic, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University Hospital of Parma, Parma (Italy).

Background And Aim: Rhizarthrosis common in elderly and represents 10% of all artrhitic manifestations. Trapeziectomy with ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition remains the gold standard for stages II to IV according to Eaton and Littler. This retrospective study aimed to evaluate the results of 24 patients affected by advanced rhizarthrosis who underwent to modified Burton-Pellegrini's trapeziectomy with ligamentoplasty using the entire flexor carpi radialis tendon. Read More

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Arthroscopic three-corner or lunocapitate arthrodesis: technical tips and early outcomes.

J Plast Surg Hand Surg 2021 Jul 27:1-7. Epub 2021 Jul 27.

Division of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland.

The purpose of the study is to present a technical approach for arthroscopic three-corner or lunocapitate arthrodesis with mini-open scaphoid excision and to report about the early clinical and functional results. The median surgery time was 112 min with shorter times achieved once mastering the technique. Radiological and clinical union was observed in 11 out of 12 patients in a median time of five months. Read More

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Revolutions in arthroscopic wrist surgeries.

J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2021 Jul 22:17531934211030861. Epub 2021 Jul 22.

Division of Hand Surgery, Dep of Orthopedics, Østfold Hospital Trust, Moss, Norway.

Recent technical and technological developments in wrist arthroscopic surgery allow for advanced treatments of difficult wrist disorders. In this review, world leaders of wrist arthroscopy describe bone graft for scaphoid nonunion, transosseous repair for triangular fibrocartilage fovea avulsion, palmaris longus reconstruction of the triangular fibrocartilage, and arthroscopic reconstruction of the scapholunate and lunotriquetral ligaments. Read More

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[Clinical effects of ulnar artery perforator chain flaps in repairing wounds on distal forearm or wrist with vascular anastomosis].

Zhonghua Shao Shang Za Zhi 2021 Jul;37(7):635-639

Department of Hand Surgery, the Second Hospital of Tangshan, Tangshan 063000, China.

To investigate the clinical effects of ulnar artery perforator chain flaps in repairing wounds on distal forearm or wrist with vascular anastomosis. The retrospective observational study method was used. From March 2015 to July 2019, a total of 11 serious trauma patients on distal forearm or wrist with vascular injury were admitted to the Second Hospital of Tangshan, including 8 male patients and 3 female patients, aged from 25 to 62 years, with an average age of 45 years. Read More

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Impact of the choice of upper limb prosthesis mechanism on kinematics and dynamic quality.

Med Eng Phys 2021 Aug 19;94:16-25. Epub 2021 Jun 19.

Department of mechanical engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal, QC, Canada.

Upper limb prostheses can greatly improve the condition of amputees. However, prosthetic mechanisms have different topologies and there is no consensus on the choice of an appropriate mechanism. This paper evaluates the impact of prosthetic mechanism topology on the prosthesis' performance during daily tasks. Read More

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Thumb Carpometacarpal Instability.

J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2021 Jul 15. Epub 2021 Jul 15.

From the Attending Hand Surgeon, New York Hand & Wrist Center of Lenox Hill, New York, NY (Rabinovich, Beldner, and Polatsch), and the Attending Hand Surgeon, Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, Los Angeles, CA (Shin).

The basal joint complex of the thumb provides the framework necessary for function of the human hand. Although its unique saddle articulation allows for a wide range of motion necessary for routine function of the hand, it is rendered inherently unstable because of poor bony congruency and reliance on its capsuloligamentous support. Painful instability of this joint can stem from several causes including traumatic dislocation, various hypermobility conditions, and chronic overuse and microtrauma. Read More

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Single incision thenar muscle reconstruction using the free functional pronator quadratus flap.

BMC Surg 2021 Jul 12;21(1):310. Epub 2021 Jul 12.

Department of Hand-, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Burn Center, BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen, Department of Hand- and Plastic Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Ludwig-Guttmann-Str. 13, 67071, Ludwigshafen, Germany.

Background: Injuries to the thenar muscle mass or the thenar branch of the median nerve and resulting loss of thumb opposition lead to a massive impairment of hand function. For decades, reconstructive approaches were based on tendon transfers. To broaden the reconstructive repertoire, we present the free functional pronator quadratus flap as a viable alternative for functional reconstruction and provide a specification for its indication. Read More

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Short-term findings of a custom-made 3D-printed titanium partial scaphoid prosthesis and scapholunate interosseous ligament reconstruction.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jul 9;14(7). Epub 2021 Jul 9.

Hand Surgery Department 'Renzo Mantero', Ospedale San Paolo, Savona, Italy

Following wrist trauma due to a karate accident, an 18-year-old male patient developed non-union of the scaphoid with proximal pole necrosis and significant scapholunate gap from an evident scapholunate interosseous ligament (SLIL) injury. A custom-made 3D-printed titanium implant was used for scaphoid replacement and SLIL reconstruction. Good clinical and radiographic outcomes were observed at his 2-year follow-up. Read More

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Treatment of Distal Radio Vicious Consolidation: Corrective Osteotomy Through 3D Printing Prototyping.

Rev Bras Ortop (Sao Paulo) 2021 Jun 10;56(3):384-389. Epub 2021 Feb 10.

Disciplina de Cirurgia da Mão, Departamento de Ortopedia e Traumatologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

Distal radial fractures are very common. Vicious consolidation can occur in up to one third of these fractures, resulting in wrist pain, restricted movement, and, eventually, physical limitation or disability. The treatment of this condition consists in corrective osteotomy, which requires careful preoperative planning due to its three-dimensional complexity, especially in injuries with joint involvement. Read More

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Treatment of Recalcitrant Nonunion of the Radius With Posterior Interosseous Bone Flap in Children.

J Pediatr Orthop 2021 Jul 8. Epub 2021 Jul 8.

Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Shariati Hospital Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Department of Pediatric Orthopedics and Pediatric Hand Emergencies, Robert Debré Hospital, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), Paris University, Paris, France.

Background: Forearm nonunion is a rare condition in children, and its treatment is usually successful. However, nontraumatic nonunion can be resistant to treatment. Although the vascularized fibular bone graft has been frequently used for complex forearm nonunion, there is no consensus on the best treatment method. Read More

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Pediatric Lawnmower Injuries: a 25-year Review.

JPRAS Open 2021 Sep 17;29:135-143. Epub 2021 May 17.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH.

Background: Despite regulations currently in place, the incidence of lawnmower injuries in children has not decreased for several decades in the United States. In fact, studies in several countries show that the incidence of riding lawnmower injuries are actually on the rise worldwide. Those injuries tend to be devastating and limb-threatening. Read More

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September 2021

Kinematic analysis of two scapholunate ligament reconstruction techniques.

J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2021 May-Aug;29(2):23094990211025830

Orthopedic Biomechanic Laboratory, Congress Medical Foundation, Pasadena, CA, USA.

Purpose: This study compares the kinematic changes after the procedures for scapholunate interosseous ligament (SLIL) reconstruction-the modified Brunelli technique (MBT) and Mark Henry's technique (MHT).

Methods: Ten cadaveric wrists were used. The scapholunate (SL) interval and angle and radiolunate (RL) angle were recorded using the MicroScribe system. Read More

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Balance Between Mechanical Stability and Mechano-Biology of Fracture Healing Under Volar Locking Plate.

Ann Biomed Eng 2021 Jun 29. Epub 2021 Jun 29.

Department of Infrastructure Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia.

The application of volar locking plate (VLP) is promising in the treatment of dorsally comminuted and displaced fracture. However, the optimal balance between the mechanical stability of VLP and the mechanobiology at the fracture site is still unclear. The purpose of this study is to develop numerical models in conjunction with experimental studies to identify the favourable mechanical microenvironment for indirect healing, by optimizing VLP configuration and post-operative loadings for different fracture geometries. Read More

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A dataset of daily ambulatory psychological and physiological recording for emotion research.

Sci Data 2021 06 28;8(1):161. Epub 2021 Jun 28.

Department of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

To better understand the psychological and physiological basis of human emotion, increasing interest has been drawn towards ambulatory recordings of emotion-related data beyond the laboratories. By employing smartphones-based ambulatory assessment and wrist-worn physiological recording devices, the Daily Ambulatory Psychological and Physiological recording for Emotion Research (DAPPER) dataset provides momentary self-reports and physiological data of people's emotional experiences in their daily life. The dataset consists of ambulatory psychological recordings from 142 participants and physiological recordings from 88 of them over five days. Read More

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Scaphoid Nonunion Vascularized Bone Grafting in 2021: Is Avascular Necrosis the Sole Determinant?

J Hand Surg Am 2021 Jun 26. Epub 2021 Jun 26.

The Curtis National Hand Center, Baltimore, MD. Electronic address:

The decision regarding the use of vascularized bone grafting (VBG) or nonvascularized bone grafting for the treatment of scaphoid nonunion (SNU) needs guidelines based on patient- and fracture-specific risk factors. Historically, the presence of avascular necrosis was viewed as the primary indication for VBG; however, avascular necrosis is not the only indicator to determine whether VBG can improve our treatment of difficult SNU cases. The methods of detecting scaphoid avascular necrosis lack consensus and accuracy, limiting their use as decision-making tools. Read More

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Functional Recovery Following Trapeziectomy and Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition: A Prospective Longitudinal Study.

J Hand Surg Am 2021 Jun 18. Epub 2021 Jun 18.

Victorian Hand Surgery Associates, Melbourne, Australia; Hand Surgery Unit, Department of Plastic Surgery, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia; Hand and Wrist Biomechanics Laboratory, O'Brien Institute, St Vincent Institute, Melbourne, Australia. Electronic address:

Purpose: Patients undergoing surgery for trapeziometacarpal (TMC) joint arthritis require preoperative counseling on the expectations of surgery. This study aims to document the objective and functional recovery over the initial 12 months following trapeziectomy and ligament reconstruction with tendon interposition (LRTI).

Methods: We prospectively followed 55 patients with symptomatic TMC joint osteoarthritis after trapeziectomy and LRTI. Read More

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Giant Cell Tumor of the Distal Radius: Wide Resection, Ulna Translocation With Wrist Arthrodesis.

Cureus 2021 May 15;13(5):e15034. Epub 2021 May 15.

Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Raipur, Raipur, IND.

Giant cell tumor (GCT) of the bone is a locally aggressive neoplasm and usually managed with extended curettage and adjuvant therapy, which is associated with reduced risk of recurrence. The juxta-articular distal radius giant cell tumor is challenging due to the destruction of subchondral bone and articular cartilage, making it difficult to salvage the wrist joint anatomy and function. Various methods described include wide resection and reconstruction of allograft or centralization of the ulna with wrist arthrodesis. Read More

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A different option in vascular bone grafts in the hand and wrist region: Use of a dorsoulnar artery-based osteo-fascio-cutaneous flap: A case series.

Jt Dis Relat Surg 2021 11;32(2):504-513. Epub 2021 Jun 11.

İstanbul Metin Sabancı Baltalimanı Kemik Hastalıkları Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, El Cerrahisi Kliniği, 3447 Sarıyer, İstanbul, Türkiye.

Objectives: This study aims to describe our surgery technique and discuss patients treated through the dorsoulnar artery (DUA)-based technique of osseous and osteo-fascio-cutaneous vascularized ulnar bone grafting.

Patients And Methods: Between January 2011 and January 2015, six male patients (median age: 22.5 years; range, 20 to 24 years) who underwent surgery during which the technique of DUA ulnar bone graft was utilized. Read More

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A Challenging Case of Extraordinary - Long standing Forearm Non-union Treated with Extensive Debridement, Locking Plates, and Bone Grafting. Technical Considerations in Multiple-operated, Neglected Non-unions.

J Orthop Case Rep 2021 ;11(1):63-66

Department of Orthopedics, General University Hospital of Larisa, University of Thessaly, Larisa, Greece.

Introduction: Forearm non-unions pose a significant treatment challenge to orthopedic surgeons. Repetitive treatment failures can lead to a devastating situation for the patient. Forearm function influences both elbow and wrist proper function. Read More

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January 2021

The malunion of distal radius fracture: Corrective osteotomy through planning with prototyping in 3D printing.

Injury 2021 Jul 6;52 Suppl 3:S44-S48. Epub 2021 Jun 6.

Orthopedics and Traumatology Department - Hand Surgery Discipline - Escola Paulista de Medicina - Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP) - São Paulo - Brazil.

Introduction: Distal radius fractures (DRF) are among the most frequent in the body. About one third of these fractures can result in malunion with restriction of movement and pain in the wrist, the treatment in these cases consists of corrective osteotomy of the deformity. Due to its three-dimensional (3D) complexity, careful preoperative planning is a fundamental step in correction. Read More

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Finger abduction as a novel function of the extensor digitorum brevis manus muscle.

Surg Radiol Anat 2021 Jun 13. Epub 2021 Jun 13.

Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK.

A 25-year-old female presented with a chronic scapho-lunate ligament injury with development of carpal instability requiring reconstruction. During a standard dorsal longitudinal mid-line approach to the carpus, an extensor digitorum brevis manus (EDBM) muscle was found taking its origin from the dorsal wrist capsule overlying the lunate with innervation from the posterior interosseous nerve (PIN). Electrical stimulation of the muscle belly demonstrated abduction of the middle finger. Read More

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Partial arthroscopic trapeziectomy and stabilisation by ligamentoplasty: Outcomes in patients younger than 60years.

Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 2021 Jun 8:102983. Epub 2021 Jun 8.

Service de chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique, centre hospitalier de Versailles, 78150 Le Chesnay, France.

Background: Thumb carpometacarpal joint (TCMJ) osteoarthritis is the fourth leading cause of referral to elective hand surgery. None of the available techniques has proved superior over the others. Some techniques carry unacceptable risks for younger patients, such as loss of strength and shortening of the thumb column after total trapeziectomy, or wear and loosening after total arthroplasty. Read More

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Irreducible Chronic Volar Dislocation of the Distal Radioulnar Joint After Surgery for Distal Radius Fracture: A Case Report.

JBJS Case Connect 2021 06 11;11(2). Epub 2021 Jun 11.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

Case: We report a case of irreducible chronic volar dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) after surgery for distal radius fracture. The patient underwent volar locking plate fixation for distal radius fracture. Despite the satisfactory alignment of the distal radius, irreducible volar dislocation of the DRUJ was discovered at 5 weeks after the initial surgery. Read More

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Point Blank: A Retrospective Review of Self-inflicted Gunshot Wounds to the Hand.

Hand (N Y) 2021 Jun 10:15589447211014603. Epub 2021 Jun 10.

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH, USA.

Background: A paucity of literature exists specifically examining self-inflicted (SI) gunshot wounds (GSWs) to the hand and wrist, which impart greater energy and have a higher risk of adverse events than non-self-inflicted (NSI) GSWs.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed records of patients who presented to our plastic surgery service after sustaining acute GSWs involving the hand and wrist between 2016 and 2018.

Results: We identified 60 patients who sustained GSWs involving the hand and wrist; 17 (28%) were SI, and 43 (72%) were NSI. Read More

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A Morphometric Analysis of Hamate Autograft for Proximal Scaphoid Reconstruction.

J Wrist Surg 2021 Jun 14;10(3):268-271. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

 Recently, authors have investigated using the proximal hamate as osteochondral autograft for proximal pole scaphoid reconstruction in the case of nonunion with avascular necrosis. The aim of our study was to analyze the morphology and anatomic fit of the proximal hamate compared with the proximal pole of the scaphoid using cadaveric specimens.  Ten cadaver specimens (five males and five females) were dissected. Read More

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The relationship between injury-related fear and physical activity in people with a history of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

Phys Ther Sport 2021 Jul 30;50:201-205. Epub 2021 May 30.

Department of Athletic Training and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kentucky, 900 South Limestone Street, Lexington, KY, 40536, USA. Electronic address:

Objective: The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between fear-avoidance beliefs and physical activity (PA) in people with a history of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR).

Design: Modified cross-sectional.

Setting: Research laboratory Participants: A total of 19 participants with a history of unilateral ACLR. Read More

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Immobilization of the Wrist After Dorsal Wrist Ganglion Excision: A Systematic Review and Survey of Current Practice.

Hand (N Y) 2021 Jun 6:15589447211014631. Epub 2021 Jun 6.

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

Background: Postoperative care after dorsal wrist ganglion (DWG) excision is highly varied. The effect of immobilization of the wrist on patient outcomes has not yet been examined.

Methods: A systematic review of the literature was performed to determine whether wrist immobilization after DWG surgical excision is beneficial. Read More

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