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 plus
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
We’re Grateful! We’re very grateful for the support we have received under the Amazon Smile program, in which a percent of Amazon purchase revenues are donated to the Dupuytren Research Group. We’re Also Sad. Sadly, Amazon is withdrawing this program from most of the charities participating in this program –
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
- 'Distal-to-proximal' surgical release of the proximal interphalangeal joint in Dupuytren's disease
- Collecting human remains in nineteenth-century Paris: the case of the Société Anatomique de Paris and the Musée Dupuytren
- C-X-C domain ligand 14-mediated stromal cell-macrophage interaction as a therapeutic target for hand dermal fibrosis
- Sensor-Controlled Patient Compliance with Postoperative Splinting after Dupuytren's Surgery
- Correspondence to: Henry O'Brien, Jay Paniker and Liam Brown: Is a smartphone application as accurate as a traditional goniometer for assessing finger joint angles in Dupuytren's disease? Hand Surg Rehabil 2023 Sep 29