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Dupuytren Literature: Skeletal Traction

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Medline Title Search (Dupuytren + (“Extension Torque” or “Skeletal Traction” or “Distraction”)

Skeletal traction can be a useful adjunct for Dupuytren contracture with PIP capsuloligamentous soft tissue changes.

Selected Publications

  • Agee JM, Goss BC. The use of skeletal extension torque in reversing Dupuytren contractures of the proximal interphalangeal joint. J Hand Surg Am. 2012;37(7):1467–74. (PDF)
  • Citron N, Messina JC. The use of skeletal traction in the treatment of severe primary Dupuytren’s disease. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1998;80(1):126–9. (PDF)
  • Craft RO, Smith AA, Coakley BB, Casey 3rd WJ, Rebecca AM, Duncan SFM, et al. Preliminary soft-tissue distraction versus checkrein ligament release after fasciectomy in the treatment of dupuytren proximal interphalangeal joint contractures . Plast Reconstr Surg . 2011; 128 ( 5 ):113–1107. (PDF)
  • Hodgkinson PD. The use of skeletal traction to correct the flexed PIP joint in Dupuytren’s disease. A pilot study to assess the use of the Pipster. J Hand Surg Br. 1994;19(4):534–7. (PDF)
  • Kawakatsu M, Saito S. Simultaneous Regional Fasciectomy, Skin Grafting, and Distraction Arthrolysis of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint for Dupuytren’s Contracture of the Little Finger. Hand Surg. 2015;20(02):298–301. (PDF)
  • Loos B, Horch RE. Skeletal traction treatment of severe finger contracture: a new innovative skeletal distraction device. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;122(2):99e – 100e. (PDF)

Selected Publications

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