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Can my regular doctor do the needle aponeurotomy in his clinic?
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Dr. Michael Raemisch
Surgery - Hand Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: No.
This procedure is deceptively technical.
It should only be done by a genuine hand surgery specialist.

In brief: No.
This procedure is deceptively technical.
It should only be done by a genuine hand surgery specialist.
Dr. Michael Raemisch
Dr. Michael Raemisch
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Dr. Gary Pess
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Hand Surgeon
No! see a hand surgeon trained in the technique.
The bevel of a small needle is used to cut through the cord which is causing the contracture. It was developed by a group of paris rheumatologists who i trained with in 2004. More info on my web page: http://centraljerseyhand.Com/dupuytrens-contracture-surgery.Htm.

In brief: Hand Surgeon
No! see a hand surgeon trained in the technique.
The bevel of a small needle is used to cut through the cord which is causing the contracture. It was developed by a group of paris rheumatologists who i trained with in 2004. More info on my web page: http://centraljerseyhand.Com/dupuytrens-contracture-surgery.Htm.
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Needle Aponeurotomy
No no no a thousand times.
..No it should be done by a hand surgeon well versed and experienced in open surgery for dupuytrens but here is a resource, a podcast that talk about needle aponeurotomy and xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) and dupuytrens as wll as a page form our offices website http://www.Handsurgerypodcast.Com/dupuytrens-disease.Html http://www.Handctr.Com/dupuytrens-disease-faq.Html.

In brief: Needle Aponeurotomy
No no no a thousand times.
..No it should be done by a hand surgeon well versed and experienced in open surgery for dupuytrens but here is a resource, a podcast that talk about needle aponeurotomy and xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) and dupuytrens as wll as a page form our offices website http://www.Handsurgerypodcast.Com/dupuytrens-disease.Html http://www.Handctr.Com/dupuytrens-disease-faq.Html.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: Whoa!
Your family doctor? I don't think!

In brief: Whoa!
Your family doctor? I don't think!
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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