Hand Surgeons Saint Louis MO

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Robert A Shively, MD
(314) 652-4100
915 N Grand Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Business
Washington University Orthopedics
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Derek Wade Miller
(314) 747-2500
4921 Parkview Pl
Saint Louis, MO
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Martin I Boyer, MD
(314) 747-2813
660 S Euclid Ave Campus Box 8233
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1988

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William Michael Ricci
(314) 747-2550
4921 Parkview Pl
Saint Louis, MO
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Ken Yamaguchi, MD
(314) 747-2534
One Barnes Hospital Plaza Ste 11300 West Pavilion
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1989

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Howard Michael Place, MD
(314) 577-8850
3635 Vista Ave 7th Fl Desloge Towers
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1983

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Paul Robert Manske, MD
(314) 747-2510
4921 Parkview Place Suite A And B 6th Floor
Saint Louis, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Barnes Jewish Hosp, Saint Louis, Mo
Group Practice: Washington Univ Orthopedic

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Angela Kathleen Freehill, MD
660 S Euclid Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1998

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Richard Hugh Gelberman, MD
(314) 747-2531
One Barnes Hospital Plaza Ste 11300 W Pavilion
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1969

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Jeffrey Jerome Nepple
(314) 747-2835
1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaz
St. Louis, MO
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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First-Hand Results of Hand Surgery

Do you ever wonder how doctors come up with new ways of doing surgery? Would you want to be the first one they tried a new method on? Fortunately, you won't have to. Tests are done first using animals or cadavers (human bodies preserved for study). One example is a new repair method for tendons in the hand.Recent studies have shown that early movement after hand surgery has the best results. Knowing this, doctors have used cadavers to try out different ways to make stitches (sutures). It is important to tie sutures that will not tear during early movement. The sutures must be thin enough to allow the tendon to move or glide. A stronger but less bulky repair and smoother tendon motion keep scar tissue from forming.By using cadavers, doctors can try different repair methods and see the results right away. They can observe how well the tendon glides. The strength of the repaired tendon can also be measured. Using cadavers allows doctors to test how much load the sutures can handle. New computer technology and software allow a step-by-step process to gradually increase the pressure placed on the repaired tendon. Improved methods in surgery mean earlier and faster rehabilitation and recovery for patients.

Reference: 

David W. Sanders, MD, et al. The Effect of Flexor Tendon Repair Bulk on Tendon Gliding During Simulated Active Motion: An In Vitro Comparison of Two-Strand and Six-Strand Techniques. In The Journal of Hand Surgery. September 2001. Vol. 26A. No...

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