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Official Journal of the
American Association for Hand Surgery
Volume 14 Number 6 November 2019



Surgical Management of Madelung Deformity: A Systematic Review
Abbas Peymani, Anna Rose Johnson, Arriyan S. Dowlatshahi, Johannes G. G. Dobbe, Samuel J. Lin, Joseph Upton, Geert J. Streekstra, and Simon D. Strackee 725

Surgery Articles

Assessment of Conduit-Assisted Primary Nerve Repair Strength With Varying Suture Size, Number, and Location
Nikola Babovic, Derek Klaus, Matthew J. Schessler, Patrick J. Schimoler, Alexander Kharlamov, Mark C. Miller, and Peter Tang 735

Prospective Evaluation of a Single Corticosteroid Injection in Radial Tunnel Syndrome
Joseph Marchese, Kathleen Coyle, Mark Cote, and Jennifer Moriatis Wolf 741

A Comparison of Ultrasound and MRI Measurements of the Cross-Sectional Area of the Median Nerve at the Wrist
Beverly Hersh, Jennifer D'Auria, Michael Scott, and John R. Fowler 746

Scaphoid Cysts: Literature Review of Etiology, Treatment, and Prognosis
Tyler Safran, Jessica Hazan, Becher Al-Halabi, Hassan Al-Naeem, and Sabrina Cugno 751

Biomechanical Strength of Retrograde Fixation in Proximal Third Scaphoid Fractures
Charles A. Daly, Allison L. Boden, William C. Hutton, and Michael B. Gottschalk 760

A Comparison of Image Quality and Radiation Exposure Between the Mini C-Arm and the Standard C-Arm
Juliaan R. M. van Rappard, Willy A. Hummel, Tijmen de Jong, and Chantal M. Mouës 765

Correlation Between Radiological Parameters and Functional Outcomes in Patients Older Than 60 Years of Age With Distal Radius Fracture
Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Monclus, Héctor Gutiérrez-Espinoza, Jonathan Zavala-González, Cristian Olguín-Huerta, David Rubio-Oyarzún, and Felipe Araya-Quintanilla 770

The 7 Structures Distal to the Elbow That Are Critical to Successful Anterior Transposition of the Ulnar Nerve
John M. Felder III, Susan E. Mackinnon, and Megan M. Patterson 776

Trends in Pediatric Traumatic Upper Extremity Amputations
Venus Vakhshori, Gabriel J. Bouz, Cory K. Mayfield, Ram K. Alluri, Milan Stevanovic, and Alidad Ghiassi 782

Arthroscopic Abrasion Arthroplasty Is Not Superior to Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition for Thumb Carpometacarpal Arthritis
Dominik Rog, Tuna Ozyurekoglu, and Kumar K. Karuppiah 791

Accuracy and Reliability of Radiographic Estimation of Volar Lip Fragment Size in PIP Dorsal Fracture-Dislocations
Daniel S. Donovan, Jeremy D. Podolnick, Wayne Reizner, O. Alton Barron, Louis W. Catalano III, and Steven Z. Glickel 797

Union Rates and Complications After Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Fusion
Kevin F. Lutsky, David Edelman, Cory Lebowitz, Jonas L. Matzon, and Pedro K. Beredjiklian 803

The Safety and Benefits of the Semisterile Technique for Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning of Pediatric Upper Extremity Fractures
Karan Dua, Charles J. Blevins, Nathan N. O'Hara, and Joshua M. Abzug 808

Epidemiological and Clinical Aspects of Cleft Hand: Case Series From a Tertiary Public Hospital in São Paulo, Brazil
Diego F. Falcochio, Antonio C. Da Costa, Clarissa P. I. Durigan, Valdenia Das G. Nascimento, Claudio Santili, and Ivan Chakkour 814

The Black Cloud Phenomenon in Hand Surgery
Emily Zhao, Nathan Tiedeken, William Wang, and John Fowler 819

The Impact of Musical Training on Hand Biomechanics in String Musicians
Stacey L. Gorniak, Evan D. Collins, Kimberly Goldie Staines, Forrest A. Brooks, and Ricardo V. Young 823

Depression and Pain Interference Correlate With Physical Function in Patients Recovering From Hand Surgery
Tom J. Crijns, David N. Bernstein, David Ring, Ronald M. Gonzalez, Danielle M. Wilbur, and Warren C. Hammert 830


Patient Loss to Follow-up After Upper Extremity Surgery: A Review of 2563 Cases
Joseph A. Rosenbaum, Yoni M. Blau, Hannah K. Fox, X. Shawn Liu, Alex C. DiBartola, and Kanu S. Goyal 836

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor Regarding: "Deep Friction Massage Versus Steroid Injection in the Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis"
Dimitrios Stasinopoulos 841