Dupuytren Literature: Amputation

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Medline Title Search (Dupuytren + Amputation)

Amputation is a final step for some Dupuytren patients.

Selected Publications

  • Degreef I, De Smet L. Dupuytren’s disease: a predominant reason for elective finger amputation in adults. Acta Chir Belg. 2009/10/07 ed. 2009;109(4):494–7. (PDF) Failed Dupuytren surgery the most common indication for elective finger amputation.
  • Jensen CM, Haugegaard M, Rasmussen SW. Amputations in the treatment of Dupuytren’s disease. J Hand Surg Br. 1993/12/01 ed. 1993;18(6):781–2. (PDF)
  • McFarlane R, Botz J and Cheung H (1990) Epidemiology of surgical patients. In: McFarlane R, McGrouther D, and Flint M (eds) Dupuytren’s Disease Biology and Treatment. Churchill Livingstone, Edinburg, pp. 201–238. (PDF) 1% (US) – 4% (Germany) amputation rate reported for Dupuytren.
  • Moberg E. Three useful ways to avoid amputation in advanced Dupuytren’s contracture. Orthop Clin North Am. 1973/10/01 ed. 1973;4(4):1001–5. (PDF)
  • Teboul F, Sabri E, Goubier J-N. Case report: middle phalanx resection as an alternative treatment to amputation of recurrent Dupuytren’s contracture of the fifth digit. Eur J Plast Surg. 2012;35(12):901–3. (PDF)
Dupuytren Literature
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