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Open fasciotomy for Dupuytren’s
By: Charles Eaton
Nov 14, 2009

 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 recurrence. This article reviews pros and cons of a simple mechanical treatment, open fasciotomy, for severe contractures in a group of elderly patients: http://www.dupuytrenfoundation.org/DupPDFs/2007_Jablecki.pdf

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