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Tag: hand surgery

Menopausal Hand

By Yuichi Hirase, MD Hand surgeons know from experience that hand and finger disorders develop mainly during or after menopause, whereas clinicians often explain to patients with Heberden’s nodes or Bouchard’s nodes that the symptoms have been caused by aging or overuse, and that they cannot be cured. But hand surgeons should understand that there […]

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Why Are Universities Moving Away From Hand Surgery?

By Moroe Beppu, MD, PhD I have worked in academic departments for 40 years until my retirement in 2015. My career began when I joined the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Jikei University, School of Medicine in 1975. I then worked as a research fellow and later a clinical fellow with Louisville Hand Surgery […]

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