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A blog by Dr. Dolf R. Ichtertz, Nebraska Hand & Shoulder Institute

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Faking of Test Results

When I prescribe a drug, I expect it to do its job... - More...

The Neck & Shoulder Pathology Masquerade

In a university setting 694 new patients were evaluated between a shoulder clinic and a spine clinic. One out of 25 patients where identified - More...

Who Needs Autologous Blood Donation?

Do patients donating their own blood before surgery benefit from doing so? - More...

News on Smoking Bans

According to Circulation Magazine, 10/2012, with the rampant smoking bans occurring heart attack-related hospitalizations have fallen 15% in communities passing laws - More...

Cure CTS - Insomnia Cure

According to Business Week (September ’12 and September 18, 2011), $63.2 billion of value in lost productivity by U.S. workers occurs because of insomnia annually - More...

Dermal Allograft Use in Massive Rotator Cuff Repair

This is a small retrospective study involving 14 patients in the average of 54-1/2 years old who underwent either primary or revision repair of massive rotator cuff defects - More...

Pain and Dysfunction After Open Carpal Tunnel Release?

I don’t feel that it is fair to compare open carpal tunnel release with endoscopic carpal tunnel release because... - More...

Pregnancy-Related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

A high rate of pregnancy-related CTS was highlighted in an article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal in 1983, vol 128, indicating that 25% of 1000 consecutive postpartum women experienced CTS during pregnancy - More...

Dorsal First Web Space Pain

Ache experienced in the first dorsal web space of the hand, ie the area between the thumb and the index metacarpal, is not a common complaint. - More...

Another Blow to NC Stat

Another Blow to NC-Stat and Other Automated Hand-Held Nerve Conduction Devices - More...

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