Dupuytren Research Group Blog

Machines to Stretch Dupuytren’s Cords

There is not yet a perfect solution for PIP contractures from Dupuytren’s Disease, or for PIP contractures in general. One approach has been to use temporary skeletal fixation devices to

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Tissue markers for Dupuytren’s

Is it possible to predict the course of Dupuytren’s in an individual? Who will need surgery? Who will have rapid progression or an early recurrence after surgery and who won’t?

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Dupuytren’s, epilepsy, barbiturates and genes: a chemical love …triangle.

Dupuytren’s has been associated with epilepsy. The type or cause of epilepsy doesn’t seem to matter. What does matter is the specific medication phenobarbitone. Dupuytren’s was not common in epileptics

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