January 10th, 2017

The OrthoCarolina Hand surgeons have several projects that will be highlighted at the upcoming meeting of the American Association for Hand Surgeons (AAHS).  The annual conference is being held this week in Waikoloa, Hawaii.  The Hand physicians have two research publications that will be given as podium presentations, and two research publications that will be highlighted as electronic posters.  The projects being highlighted are listed below:

Infection Rates in Open Hand Fractures: Can Surgical Treatment be Delayed?  

Capitolunate Fusions for the Treatment of SLAC and SNAC Wrist: A Comparison of Screws vs. Staples

Lymphedema Following Upper Extremity Surgery in Women Post Axillary Lymph Node Dissection: A Prospective, Cohort Study 

High-Pressure Water Injection Injuries: A Retrospective Review

Congratulations to all who put time and work into all the research highlighted!