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Official Journal of the
American Association for Hand Surgery
Volume 12 Number 4 July 2017



Quadrigia and Productivity
John Ingraham 325

Surgery Articles

Complications and Cost of Syndactyly Reconstruction in the United States: Analysis of the Pediatric Health Information System
Maria F. Canizares, Lanna Feldman, Patricia E. Miller, Peter M. Waters, and Donald S. Bae 327

Preoperative Epoxy Embolization Facilitates the Safe and Effective Resection of Venous Malformations in the Hand and Forearm
Brian P. Holly, Yuval A. Patel, James Park, Laura M. Fayad, E. Gene Deune, Sally E. Mitchell, and Clifford R. Weiss 335

Fingertip Injuries in Children: Epidemiology, Financial Burden, and Implications for Prevention
Rachel R. Yorlets, Kathleen Busa, Kyle R. Eberlin, Mohammad Ali Raisolsadat, Donald S. Bae, Peter M. Waters, Brian I. Labow, and Amir H. Taghinia 342

An Economic Analysis of MAC Versus WALANT: A Trigger Finger Release Surgery Case Study
Jason L. Codding, Suneel B. Bhat, and Asif M. Ilyas 348

Predictors of Recurrence After Corticosteroid Injection for Trigger Digits
Louis C. Grandizio, Amy Speeckaert, Justin Brothers, Jove Graham, and Joel C. Klena 352

Effectiveness of Corticosteroid Injections for Treatment of de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
Jinhee K. Oh, Susan Messing, Ollivier Hyrien, and Warren C. Hammert 357

Percutaneous Treatment of Unstable Scaphoid Waist Fractures
Andrew P. Matson, Ryan M. Garcia, Marc J. Richard, Fraser J. Leversedge, J. Mack Aldridge, and David S. Ruch 362

Failure of Wrist Hemiarthroplasty
Eric G. Huish Jr, Zachary Lum, H. Brent Bamberger, and Marc A. Trzeciak 369

Total Wrist Arthroplasty Versus Wrist Fusion: Utilization and Complication Rates as Reported by ABOS Part II Candidates
Richard M. Hinds, John T. Capo, Marco Rizzo, James R. Roberson, and Michael B. Gottschalk 376

Triquetrohamate Impaction Syndrome: An Unrecognized Cause of Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain; Its Presentation Further Defined
Gary M. Lourie, Colin Booth, and Ross Nathan 382

Survey of Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries Among Rock Climbers
Clayton E. Nelson, Ghazi M. Rayan, Dustin I. Judd, Kai Ding, and Julie A. Stoner 389

Change in the Distance From the Axillary Nerve to the Glenohumeral Joint With Shoulder External Rotation or Abduction Position
Juan Pablo Simone, Philipp N. Streubel, Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, Scott P. Steinmann, and Julie E. Adams 395

The Deltoid Lift: A Comparison Study of Exposure Area in Proximal Humeral Approaches
Michael Ting, Nicholas Kusnezov, John Dunn, Alok K. Dwivedi, and Miguel A. Pirela-Cruz 401

Trends in Open and Endoscopic Cubital Tunnel Release in the Medicare Patient Population
Tsun Yee Law, Zachary S. Hubbard, Lee Onn Chieng, and Harvey W. Chim 408

Letters to the Editor

The Use of the “Cup of Diogenes” and “OK Approach” for Carpal Tunnel Surgery
Ahmadreza Afshar 413

Comment on the article “A Clinical Scoring System for Distinguishing Patients With Coincident Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Among Patients With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome”
Peter Hahn 414