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January #JHSJC Transcript

Happy New Year! We kicked off 2023 by discussing two leading articles from Volume 48, Issue 1 of JHS: Electrodiagnostic Predictors of Outcomes After In Situ Decompression of the Ulnar Nerve (https://www.jhandsurg.org/article/S0363-5023(22)00609-8/fulltext) A Systematic Review of Satisfaction Measures in Hand and Wrist Surgery (https://www.jhandsurg.org/article/S0363-5023(22)00614-1/fulltext) As always, we thank everyone for their participation! We hope you'll plan on joining us next…
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December #JHSJC Transcript

2022 has come to an end! For the final JHS Journal Club event of the year, we discussed Moving Minor Hand Surgeries Out of the Operating Room and Into the Office-Based Procedure Room: A Population-Based Trend Analysis and Zurich Appearance Score for Hands: Development and Validation of an Instrument for Assessing Hand Appearance in Congenital Upper Limb Differences. You can…
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November #JHSJC Transcript

For our November discussion, we took a look at the both "Out-of-Pocket and Total Costs for Common Hand Procedures From 2008 to 2016: A Nationwide Claims Database Analysis" (https://www.jhandsurg.org/article/S0363-5023(22)00385-9/fulltext) and "Impact of an Electronic Health Record Pain Medication Prescribing Tool on Opioid Prescriptions for Postoperative Pain in Hand, Orthopedic, Plastic, and Spine Surgery Across a Health Care System" (https://www.jhandsurg.org/article/S0363-5023(22)00466-X/fulltext), both…
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October #JHSJC Transcript

We discussed the following two articles from the October 2022 issue of JHS: The Utility of the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome-6 for Predicting the Outcomes of Carpal Tunnel Release by Francis J. Aversano, MD, Charles A. Goldfarb, MD, Richard H. Gelberman, MD, and Ryan P. Calfee, MD, MScIs Midcarpal Arthroscopy for Suspected Scapholunate Pathology Associated With Greater Interobserver Agreement and More…
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September #JHSJC Transcript

The #JHSJC is back! We took a brief summer break but returned this month to discuss two leading articles from the September 2022 issue of JHS, 1) "Volar Locking Plate Compared With Combined Plating of AO Type C Distal Radius Fractures: A Randomized Controlled Study of 150 Cases," by Eva Lundqvist, MD, Per Fischer, MD, PhD, Per Wretenberg, MD, PhD,…
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June #JHSJC Transcript

For our June #JHSJC event, we discussed the following two articles: Risk of Amyloidosis and Heart Failure Among Patients Undergoing Surgery for Trigger Digit or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Nationwide Cohort Study With Implications for ScreeningThe Reliability of the CTS-6 for Examiners with Varying Levels of Clinical Experience We thank everyone who joined us for the conversation. We’ll be taking…
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May #JHSJC Transcript

For the May JHS event, we discussed an article titled "Magnitude, Direction, Temporal Patterns, and Frequency of Loss of Distal Radius Fracture Reduction in Women 50 Years and Older." We also looked at at a second article titled "Cost-Utility Analysis of Thumb Carpometacarpal Resection Arthroplasty: A Health Economic Study Using Real-World Data." We thank everyone who joined us for the…
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April #JHSJC Transcript

Our #JHSJC discussion for April was stimulating and we thank all who attended! We discussed the following two articles from Volume 47, Issue 4 of The Journal of Hand Surgery: Passive Mobilization With Place and Hold Versus Active Motion Therapy After Flexor Tendon Repair: A Randomized Trial (https://www.jhandsurg.org/article/S0363-5023(21)00802-9/fulltext)Cost Assessment of Plating Versus Tension Band Wiring Constructs for Treating Mayo Type…
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March #JHSJC Transcript

Thank you to everyone near and far who joined in for the #JHSJC event this month! The first article we discussed was "Five-Year Results of a Randomized, Controlled Trial of Collagenase Treatment Compared With Needle Fasciotomy for Dupuytren Contracture" (https://www.jhandsurg.org/article/S0363-5023(21)00761-9/fulltext) and the second was "Outcome of Simple Decompression of Primary Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Based on Patient-Reported Outcome Measurements" (https://www.jhandsurg.org/article/S0363-5023(21)00763-2/fulltext). As…
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February #JHSJC Transcript

For the February #JHSJC discussion, we looked at two articles from Volume 47, Issue 2 of JHS: "Evaluation of a Comprehensive Telemedicine Pathway for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Comparison of Virtual and In-Person Assessments" and "Minimal Clinically Important Difference for PROMIS Physical Function and Pain Interference in Patients Following Surgical Treatment of Distal Radius Fracture." We thank all of those…