Dupuytren Research Group Blog

NICE evaluation of needle aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s

The source of medical information is critical; objectivity is essential. That’s one of the advantages of the UK’s NHS independent review process. Read their assessment of needle aponeurotomy:http://www.dupuytrenfoundation.org/DupPDFs/2004_NICE.pdf
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Drugs that provoke Dupuytren’s Disease

Looking for ways to stop Dupuytren’s, it should be useful to look in reverse at factors which may start it, such as protease inhibitor drugs, as reported here: http://www.dupuytrenfoundation.org/DupPDFs/2002_Florence_1607.pdf
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Dupuytren’s, Mast cells, Substance P

Dupuytren’s is not always painless. Sometimes, active areas itch and burn. This goes along with the finding of elevated levels of mast cells and nerve fibers containing substance P –

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