Dupuytren Research Group Blog

A Surgeon’s Perspective of Dupuytren’s

A very readable review of Dupuytren’s Disease from a surgeon’s perspective: http://www.dupuytrenfoundation.org/DupPDFs/1985_Hill.pdf
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To understand Dupuytren’s, first understand women.

Is Dupuytren’s a tumor – an independent growth, or is it a reaction of normal tissues to a stimulus? Is a woman one person or several people sharing the same

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Fasciotomy versus fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s

Fasciectomy and fasciotomy were compared in this study with some interesting observations. Initially after procedure, fasciotomy was better than fasciectomy in straightening fingers, but this advantage was lost over time

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