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Recurrence rate of Dupuytren's contracture unaffected by full-thickness skin autograft


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Does a 'firebreak' full-thickness skin graft prevent recurrence after surgery for Dupuytren's contracture?: A prospective, randomised trial

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Mar;91(3):374-8

Contributing Authors: AS Ullah JJ Dias B Bhowal

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Synopsis

79 patients with Dupuytren's contracture of the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIP) were randomized to undergo either fasciectomy with Z-plasty or dermofasciectomy with a firebreak full-thickness skin autograft. The results from this study indicated that both procedures provided significant improvements in range of motion and grip strength. However, the use of the firebreak full-thickness skin au...

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