Dupuytren disease is genetic. It runs in families – but how? It depends on ancestry, age, gender, and relatives. Not everyone with Dupuytren has bent fingers. Dupuytren disease is any Dupuytren changes of the palms. Nodules, puckered skin, or cords are all signs of Dupuytren disease. Dupuytren contracture is Dupuytren disease
From everyone at the Dupuytren Research Group, have a happy, safe, and meaningful Thanksgiving celebration.
Happy Dupuytren Day! Guillaume Dupuytren, the famous surgeon, was born on 5 October 1777. He would have been 246 years old today. If he were alive now, there’s a good chance he’d have the disease named after himself. Why is it called Dupuytren disease or Dupuytren contracture? Most medical disorders
While it’s estimated Dupuytren’s disease impacts over 10 million Americans, the current treatment options available to patients – mainly surgical procedures – are inadequate. Medicine has been focused on treating Dupuytren-related finger deformities rather than preventative measures or finding a cure at the biological level. Yet, with increasing recognition of
Dupuytren disease remains a puzzle, a puzzle with so many clues, but not enough to solve – yet. The Dupuytren Research Group is conducting research to find clues hidden in the blood. Why? A Dupuytren blood test is the single most important tool we need to understand why some people
It’s Giving Tuesday, a traditional fundraising push for nonprofits. The Dupuytren Research Group is flipping this to Reverse Giving Tuesday with a gift for you: a new video seminar reviewing Dupuytren disease, its challenges, and the strategy behind our research for a cure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkOronhIgQU Of course, your financial support is critical
The Washington Post just published an article about Dupuytren disease mentioning the Dupuytren Research Group and two of its directors, Gary Pess MD and Charles Eaton MD.
I want to share three exciting Dupuytren updates with you this Halloween. The first update is the growing use of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical research. The term “Artificial Intelligence” is a little misleading. Today, AI is about computerized pattern-matching rather than thinking and consciousness, but it’s still amazing. The
- Comparing Complications and Patient Satisfaction Following Injectable Collagenase Versus Limited Fasciectomy for Dupuytren's Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
- Pain-Relieving Effects of Shockwave Therapy for Ledderhose Disease: An Ultrasound-Based Study of an Unusual Bilateral Case
- Surgery, Needle Fasciotomy, or Collagenase Injection for Dupuytren Contracture : A Randomized Controlled Trial
- GWAS data help unravel Dupuytren disease
- Modified Scoring of the QuickDASH Can Achieve Previously-unattained Interval-level Measurement in Dupuytren Disease and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome