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Official Journal of the
American Association for Hand Surgery
Volume 13 Number 2 March 2018



Outcomes Following Carpal Tunnel Release in Patients Receiving Workers’ Compensation: A Systematic Review
John C. Dunn, Nicholas A. Kusnezov, Logan R. Koehler, Dennis Vanden Berge, Ben Genco, Justin Mitchell, Justin D. Orr, and Mark Pallis

Surgery Articles

The Diagnostic Utility and Clinical Implications of Wrist MRI in the Pediatric Population
Alex L. Gornitzky, Ines C. Lin, and Robert B. Carrigan

Rectus Abdominis Motor Nerves as Donor Option for Free Functional Muscle Transfer: A Cadaver Study and Case Series
Aaron B. Mull, Michael C. Nicoson, Amy M. Moore, Dan A. Hunter, and Thomas H. Tung

Four-Corner Arthrodesis: Description of Surgical Technique Using Headless Retrograde Crossed Screws
Joćo Mamede, Sandro Castro Adeodato, and Rafael Aquino Leal

The Effect of Trigger Finger Injection Site on Injection-Related Pain
Yoseph A. Rosenbaum, Nikki Benvenuti, Jingzhen Yang, Michael E. Ruff, Hisham M. Awan, and Julie Balch Samora

A Cadaveric Study of the Thread Trigger Finger Release: The First Annular Pulley Transection Through Thread Transecting Technique
Danqing Guo, Danzhu Guo, Joseph Guo, Logan C. McCool, and Brionn Tonkin

Current Trends in the Management of Ballistic Fractures of the Hand and Wrist: Experiences of a High-Volume Level I Trauma Center
Paul A. Ghareeb, Charles Daly, Albert Liao, and Diane Payne

Table Saw Injuries: Are Our Safety Features Really Keeping Us Safe?
Sarah E. Smith, Ian Kendrick, and Thomas Huntsman

Radiographic and Clinical Assessment of Intramedullary Nail Fixation for the Treatment of Unstable Metacarpal Fractures
Ather Mirza, Justin Mirza, Chris Healy, Vishaaq Mathew, and Brian Lee

Extensor Pollicis Brevis Spiral Tenodesis for Combined Metacarpophalangeal Instability and Trapeziometacarpal Arthritis
Mark Henry

Ulnar Shortening Versus Distal Radius Corrective Osteotomy in the Management of Ulnar Impaction After Distal Radius Malunion
William R. Aibinder, Ali Izadpanah, and Bassem T. Elhassan

Assessment of Forearm Rotational Control Using 4 Upper Extremity Immobilization Constructs
Ayesha M. Rahman, Nicole Montero-Lopez, Richard M. Hinds, Michael Gottschalk, Eitan Melamed, and John T. Capo

Distal Radius Fractures: AAOS Appropriate Use Criteria Versus Actual Management at a Level I Trauma Center
James C. Kyriakedes, Eugene Y. Tsai, Douglas S. Weinberg, Charles C. Yu, Harry A. Hoyen, Kevin Malone, and Blaine T. Bafus

Time-Dependent Recovery of Outcome Parameters in Ulnar Shortening for Positive Ulnar Variance: A Prospective Case Series
Gernot Schmidle, Tobias Kastenberger, and Rohit Arora

Tourniquet Deflation Prior to 20 Minutes in Upper Extremity Intravenous Regional Anesthesia
Richard W. Gurich Jr, Justin W. Langan, Robert J. Teasdall, Stephanie L. Tanner, and John L. Sanders

Burden of Hand Maladies in US Emergency Departments
David L. Colen, Justin P. Fox, Benjamin Chang, and Ines C. Lin

Does Mindfulness Correlate With Physical Function and Pain Intensity in Patients With Upper Extremity Illness?
Reinier B. Beks, Jos J. Mellema, Mariano E. Menendez, Neal C. Chen, David Ring, and Ana Maria Vranceanu