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Partial Fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s
By: Charles Eaton
Dec 16, 2009

Dupuytren’s patients need two things: first, a way to prevent disease progression and recurrence; second, the simplest, safest way to straighten fingers bent by Dupuytren’s. While working and waiting on the first, there are choices for the second. One of these is limited or partial fasciectomy, which has the advantage of quick recovery and low complication rate compared to more extensive fasciectomy. There are several technical variations of this approach. Here’s one: https://dupuytrens.org/DupPDFs/1963_Freehafer.pdf

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