Dupuytren Research Group Blog

The Open Palm Technique for Dupuytren’s

The Open Palm Technique for Dupuytren’s contracture has advantages – lack of hematoma, lower incidence of sympathetic dystrophy. The classic McCash version of this procedure combines closure of zigzag finger

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Chondroitin Sulfate, Dermatan Sulfate and Dupuytren’s

Dermatan sulfate is similar to the nutritional supplement chondroitin sulfate, and used to be called chondroitin sulfate. Dermatan sulfate is unusually abundant in fascia affected by Dupuytren’s. Is it the

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Open fasciotomy for Dupuytren’s

 Patients with Dupuytren’s need two things, mechanical and biological. The former, a simple and safe way to straighten bent fingers, and the latter, a way to prevent disease progression and

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