What's New in Hand Surgery

Amadio, Peter C.
February 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 2, p460
Academic Journal
The article discusses the updates and new trends in hand surgery. In the subject of tendon repair, hand surgeons have now focused on tissue-engineering applications that are believed to offer speed healing. Surgeons are also considering the use of local anesthetic cream to anesthetize normally innervated skin, combined with sensory reeducation of a damaged median or ulnar nerve.


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