Season 2 Episode 43. Chuck and Chris review 3 new journal articles pertinent to the practice of hand surgery. Two are focused on steroid injection and the role this treatment has, especially in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. The third focuses on complications with local only surgery in a large database study.
Yoshiaki Yamanaka, MD, PhD, Takafumi Tajima, MD, PhD, Yoshitaka Tsujimura, MD, et al (Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan)
Molecular and Clinical Elucidation of the Mechanism of Action of Steroids in Idiopathic CarpalTunnel Syndrome J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021;103:1777-87
Nikolas H. Kazmers, MD, MSE, Kate Peacock, MPH, Katelin B. Nickel, MPH, et al (University of Utah and Washington University Data Center) Comparison of Complication Risk Following Trigger Digit Release Performed in the Office Versus the Operating Room: A Population-Based Assessment
J Hand Surg Am. Vol. 46, October 2021
Manfred Hofer, BSc; Jonas Ranstam, PhD; Isam Atroshi, MD, PhD. (Department of Orthopedics, Kristianstad Hospital, Kristianstad, Sweden (Hofer, Atroshi);Department of Clinical Sciences–Orthopedics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden (Ranstam, Atroshi).) Extended Follow-up of Local Steroid Injection for Carpal Tunnel SyndromeA Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Network Open. 2021;4(10):e2130753. doi:10.1001
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