M M Al-Qattan

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Open reduction and cerclage wire fixation for long oblique/spiral fractures of the proximal phalanx of the fingers
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:170-3. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Expression of familial middle-ring-little finger syndactyly as either simple syndactyly or synpolydactyly
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 31:118-20. 2006
  3. doi request reprint The clinical features of ulnar polydactyly in a middle eastern population
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:47-52. 2008
  4. doi request reprint A review of burns related to traditions, social habits, religious activities, festivals and traditional medical practices
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Burns 35:476-81. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Neglected nonunion of phalangeal neck fractures of the thumb in children: the outcome of delayed bone grafting in adulthood
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 68:276-8. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Technical modifications and extended applications of the distally based adipofascial flap for dorsal digital defects
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 52:168-73. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Phalangeal neck fractures with concurrent vascular injury
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:104-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Complications related to Artecoll injections for soft tissue augmentation of the hand: 3 case reports
    M M Al-Qattan
    Plastic Surgery Division, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 36:994-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint A biomechanical study of flexor tendon repair in zone II: comparing a combined grasping and locking core suture technique to its grasping and locking components
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Injury 42:1300-2. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Flexor tendon repair in zone 2 using a six-strand 'figure of eight' suture
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:322-8. 2009

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Publications132 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Open reduction and cerclage wire fixation for long oblique/spiral fractures of the proximal phalanx of the fingers
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:170-3. 2008
    ..Cerclage wire fixation is an acceptable technique of fixation for these fractures...
  2. ncbi request reprint Expression of familial middle-ring-little finger syndactyly as either simple syndactyly or synpolydactyly
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 31:118-20. 2006
    ..A family with middle-ring-little finger syndactyly is reported to demonstrate that the responsible autosomal gene may be expressed as either simple syndactyly or synpolydactyly...
  3. doi request reprint The clinical features of ulnar polydactyly in a middle eastern population
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:47-52. 2008
    ..It was concluded that the Saudi clinical presentation of ulnar polydactyly is somewhat different epidemiologically and lies between the African and Caucasian forms...
  4. doi request reprint A review of burns related to traditions, social habits, religious activities, festivals and traditional medical practices
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Burns 35:476-81. 2009
    ..These injuries are not only interesting (being nation-specific) but are also important with regards to implementation of preventive measures in various countries around the world...
  5. doi request reprint Neglected nonunion of phalangeal neck fractures of the thumb in children: the outcome of delayed bone grafting in adulthood
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 68:276-8. 2012
    ..It was concluded that delayed bone grafting of neglected nonunions of pediatric phalangeal neck fractures of the thumb is a worthwhile procedure and has a high satisfaction rate...
  6. ncbi request reprint Technical modifications and extended applications of the distally based adipofascial flap for dorsal digital defects
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 52:168-73. 2004
    ..The series also showed uneventful healing of compound fractures covered by the flap, indicating flap reliability to cover exposed fractures. Finally, the study demonstrated the feasibility of using the flap as a cross-finger flap...
  7. doi request reprint Phalangeal neck fractures with concurrent vascular injury
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:104-9. 2009
    ..Phalangeal neck fractures with concurrent vascular injury should raise a "red flag" and outcomes may be limited, despite management in a specialist hand surgery facility...
  8. doi request reprint Complications related to Artecoll injections for soft tissue augmentation of the hand: 3 case reports
    M M Al-Qattan
    Plastic Surgery Division, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 36:994-7. 2011
    ..All 3 patients had late-onset granuloma reactions, and the acute attacks were successfully treated with local injections of triamcinolone. However, recurrent reactions and hypopigmentation at the injection sites were noted...
  9. doi request reprint A biomechanical study of flexor tendon repair in zone II: comparing a combined grasping and locking core suture technique to its grasping and locking components
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Injury 42:1300-2. 2011
    ..In this article, a combined (grasping and locking) repair was compared biomechanically to its grasping and locking components...
  10. doi request reprint Flexor tendon repair in zone 2 using a six-strand 'figure of eight' suture
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:322-8. 2009
    ..One repair (2%) ruptured. In the remaining 49 repairs, the result was considered excellent in 39 (78%) and good in 10 (20%) using the Strickland and Glogovac grading system...
  11. ncbi request reprint The triad of multiple metacarpal fractures and/or dislocations of the fingers, severe hand swelling and clinical evidence of acute median nerve dysfunction
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:298-304. 2008
    ..The final mean total active motion of the fingers was 243 degrees , 230 degrees and 250 degrees in displaced distal, middle and proximal impact fractures, respectively. All patients were able to return back to work...
  12. doi request reprint Fanconi anemia with concurrent thumb polydactyly and dorsal dimelia: a case report with discussion of embryology
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 70:116-8. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Phalangeal neck fractures in adults
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 31:484-8. 2006
    ..One patient had a Type III fracture (the displaced distal fragment was rotated 180 degrees with no bone-to-bone contact with the proximal fragment). The fracture required open reduction and K-wire fixation and the final result was poor...
  14. doi request reprint Finger zone II flexor tendon repair in children (5-10 years of age) using three 'figure of eight' sutures followed by immediate active mobilization
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 36:291-6. 2011
    ..There were no ruptures. The final outcome was excellent in 46 fingers (85%) and good in the remaining eight fingers (15%) using the Strickland-Glogovac criteria...
  15. ncbi request reprint Refinements in the technique of 'awake' electrical nerve stimulation in the management of chronic low ulnar nerve injuries
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, PO Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Injury 35:1110-5. 2004
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  16. doi request reprint A new technique of flexor profundus repair in the distal part of zone I: inclusion of the palmar plate
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:459-63. 2010
    ..All patients achieved an excellent or good outcome...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vicryl Rapide versus Vicryl suture in skin closure of the hand in children: a randomized prospective study
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 30:90-1. 2005
    ..It is concluded that Vicryl Rapide sutures are more suitable than Vicryl ones in paediatric hand surgery...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nonunion without avascular necrosis of finger phalangeal neck fractures in children: report of 4 cases
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 39:1529-34. 2014
    ..However, there was residual stiffness of the injured finger. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Identification of the spinal accessory nerve within the surgical field during primary exploration of the brachial plexus in infants with obstetric palsy
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 30:808-11. 2005
    ..This report describes our technique for identifying the spinal accessory nerve during primary exploration of the brachial plexus in infants with obstetric palsy...
  20. ncbi request reprint The relative incidence of fractures at the base of the proximal phalanx of the fingers in children
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:465-8. 2008
    ..Other fractures observed included Salter-Harris type I (4%), Salter-Harris type IV (5%), juxta-epiphyseal type I (8%), transverse metaphyseal (2%) and oblique metaphyseal (2%)...
  21. doi request reprint Saw injuries causing phalangeal neck fractures in adults
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 69:38-40. 2012
    ..It was concluded that adult phalangeal neck fractures caused by saws is a separate entity from the previously reported series of closed phalangeal neck fractures in adults...
  22. ncbi request reprint Collagenoma in a child with tuberous sclerosis complex causing carpal tunnel syndrome and thumb overgrowth: case report
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 38:1976-9. 2013
    ..No recurrence of the symptoms was observed during the 1-year follow-up after surgery. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of a deep collagenoma in any anatomical location. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Update on embryology of the upper limb
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 38:1835-44. 2013
    ..Finally, the embryogenesis of various congenital hand anomalies is delineated with an emphasis on the pathogenetic basis for each anomaly. ..
  24. doi request reprint Preaxial polydactyly of the upper limb viewed as a spectrum of severity of embryonic events
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 71:118-24. 2013
    ..In this paper, the development of this axis is detailed and all molecular events that are known to lead to PPD are reviewed. Finally, based on the review, PPD is viewed as a spectrum of severity of embryonic events...
  25. doi request reprint The relative incidence of fractures at the base of the proximal phalanx of the thumb in children
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, and King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:110-4. 2009
    ..After excluding one patient, in whom the type of fracture could not be determined, the most common fracture in the remaining 57 cases was the Salter-Harris type II fracture (72%), followed by the juxta-epiphyseal type II fracture (18%)...
  26. doi request reprint Tendon transfer for radial nerve palsy: a single tendon to restore finger extension as well as thumb extension/radial abduction
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 37:855-62. 2012
    ..More interesting was the ability of all patients to flex their fingers with only mild relaxation of the extended/abducted thumb...
  27. ncbi request reprint Elbow flexion reconstruction by Steindler flexorplasty in obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 30:424-7. 2005
    ..It is concluded that the results of the Steindler flexorplasty in obstetric brachial plexus palsy patients are good and reliable, provided patient selection is careful...
  28. doi request reprint Pollicisation of the index finger without interosseous muscle or extensor tendon repositioning in isolated thumb hypoplasia/aplasia
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 37:258-62. 2012
    ..The results of our retrospective study warrant further investigation of these tendon transfers in a prospective comparative long-term study...
  29. ncbi request reprint The use of a combination of cerclage and unicortical interosseous loop dental wires for long oblique/spiral metacarpal shaft fractures
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:728-31. 2008
    ..The advantages of dental wire fixation were discussed and compared to those of lag screws...
  30. ncbi request reprint The cross-digital dorsal adipofascial flap
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 60:150-3. 2008
    ..One patient had nonadherence of the nail plate. All other patients were happy with the esthetic appearance of the hand following reconstruction...
  31. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis of the hand
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1413-21; quiz 1422. 2011
    ....
  32. pmc Obstetric brachial plexus palsy: the mallet grading system for shoulder function--revisited
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery and Obstetrics, King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Biomed Res Int 2014:398121. 2014
    ..It was concluded that documenting the deficits in shoulder abduction and external rotation are best done separately and this can be accomplished by using other grading systems. ..
  33. pmc Median nerve to biceps nerve transfer to restore elbow flexion in obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia Medical College, King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Biomed Res Int 2014:854084. 2014
    ..Following the nerve transfer, nine children recovered elbow flexion (a score of 6 in one child and a score of 7 in eight children by the Toronto scale). The remaining child did not recover elbow flexion. ..
  34. pmc Salamander-derived, human-optimized nAG protein suppresses collagen synthesis and increases collagen degradation in primary human fibroblasts
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia College of Medicine Research Center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Biomed Res Int 2013:384091. 2013
    ..Furthermore, nAG had an inhibitory effect on proliferation of transfected fibroblasts. It was concluded that nAG suppresses collagen through multiple effects. ..
  35. doi request reprint Molecular basis of the clinical features of Al-Awadi-Raas-Rothschild (limb/pelvis/uterus-hypoplasia/aplasia) syndrome (AARRS) and Fuhrmann syndrome
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Am J Med Genet A 161:2274-80. 2013
    ..Based on this review, these mutations will be classified into two main groups of phenotypes: Fuhrmann and AARRS phenotypes in which there is partial and complete loss of WNT7A functions, respectively...
  36. doi request reprint The "double wrist flexor" tendon transfer for radial nerve palsy
    Mohammad Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 71:34-6. 2013
    ..It was concluded that this "double wrist flexor" transfer remains to be an acceptable option for high radial nerve palsy when the pronator teres, flexor digitorum superficialis, and the palmaris longus tendons are not available...
  37. ncbi request reprint Extraarticular fractures of the middle phalanx with no associated tendon injury or extensive skin loss: the "soft-tissue crush" as a prognostic factor
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 70:280-3. 2013
    ..It was concluded that severe swelling and superficial skin injury significantly affect the outcome of type I extraarticular fractures of the middle phalanx treated by closed reduction and longitudinal Kirschner wire fixation...
  38. doi request reprint The ubiquitin/SUMO pathway and radial ray deficiency syndromes
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 70:240-5. 2013
    ..In this article, these syndromes are reviewed with special attention to their relationship with the ubiquitin/SUMO pathway. This opens a new insight into the pathogenesis of radial ray deficiency syndromes...
  39. doi request reprint Suture purchase length: a biomechanical study of flexor tendon repair in newborn lambs
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 38:62-5. 2013
    ..The dimensions of flexor tendons in these lambs are similar to those of children younger than 2 years...
  40. doi request reprint A closed phalangeal neck fracture with 180-degree rotation of the phalangeal head and concurrent displaced Salter-Harris II fracture
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 69:35-7. 2012
    ..The blood supply of the phalangeal head in that scenario is discussed along with precautions that should be taken during open reduction and internal fixation to avoid avascular necrosis of the phalangeal head...
  41. doi request reprint Anthropometry of the Saudi Arabian nose
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Craniofac Surg 23:821-4. 2012
    ..It was concluded that the Saudi nose has several unique features when compared with other races including other Middle Eastern populations...
  42. doi request reprint Patient-reported outcomes after Silastic replacement of the trapezium for osteoarthritis
    N G Burke
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 37:263-8. 2012
    ..05). Silicone trapezium replacement remains a good option for patients with painful trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis that has not responded to nonoperative management...
  43. doi request reprint Zone I flexor profundus tendon repair in children 5-10 years of age using 3 "figure of eight" sutures followed by immediate active mobilization
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 68:29-32. 2012
    ..It was concluded that the 6-strand figure of 8 suture technique may be used in pediatric zone I injuries and it is strong enough to allow safe early postoperative active mobilization in the 5- to 10-year age group children...
  44. pmc Type II familial synpolydactyly: report on two families with an emphasis on variations of expression
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Hum Genet 19:112-4. 2011
    ..It was concluded that variable expressions of type II familial synpolydactyly are common and awareness of such variations is important to clinicians...
  45. doi request reprint The bifid median nerve re-visited
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:212-4. 2009
    ..This report presents a venous malformation arising from the persistent median vessels associated with a bifid median nerve. The literature on bifid median nerve is reviewed and a classification of its associated abnormalities is offered...
  46. doi request reprint Dorsal dimelia of the index finger in a patient with absent thumb and radial club hand
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 67:90-1. 2011
    ..Associated anomalies of previously reported cases of dorsal dimelia are reviewed and their pathogenesis is discussed...
  47. doi request reprint Congenital duplication of the palm syndrome: gene analysis and the molecular basis of its clinical features
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:247-51. 2009
    ..In this paper, we report a new case of congenital duplication of the palm syndrome, provide its gene analysis identifying the responsible gene mutation in exon 4 of the WNT7a gene, and detail the molecular basis of its clinical features...
  48. doi request reprint Localized hand burns with or without concurrent blast injuries from fireworks
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Plastic and Hand Surgery, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Burns 35:425-9. 2009
    ..Three patients required secondary release of contractures and skin grafting. Eventually, all patients were able to use their injured hands in daily activities...
  49. doi request reprint Variations in the course of the thenar motor branch of the median nerve and their relationship to the hypertrophic muscle overlying the transverse carpal ligament
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1820-4. 2010
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Displaced unstable transverse fractures of the shaft of the proximal phalanx of the fingers in industrial workers: reduction and K-wire fixation leaving the metacarpophalangeal and proximal interphalangeal joints free
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 36:577-83. 2011
    ..These results were significantly better than the results following percutaneous K-wire fixation immobilizing the metacarpophalangeal joint indicating that immediate mobilization of all joints has a significant effect on the outcome...
  51. ncbi request reprint Outcome of conservative management of spiral/long oblique fractures of the metacarpal shaft of the fingers using a palmar wrist splint and immediate mobilisation of the fingers
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:723-7. 2008
    ..All fractures united. Extension lag of fractured fingers was initially seen in all fingers, but eventually recovered. Grip strength progressively increased to reach a mean of 94% of the contralateral hand by 1 year after injury...
  52. doi request reprint K-wire fixation for extraarticular transverse/short oblique fractures of the shaft of the middle phalanx associated with extensor tendon injury
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:561-5. 2008
    ..Stiffness was confined to the distal interphalangeal joint, and hence when the results were re-analysed for motion at that joint only, only 11 patients had excellent and good outcomes...
  53. doi request reprint Flexor tendon repair in zone III
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 36:48-52. 2011
    ..In the remaining 34 patients (40 fingers), 33 patients (38 fingers) had an excellent outcome and the remaining patient (two fingers) had a good outcome...
  54. doi request reprint Dorsal dimelia of a thumb
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, PO Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 64:e177-80. 2011
    ..We report the first human case of dorsal dimelia involving a thumb, and provide gross and histological examination of the affected digit. We also review the embryology of this rare deformity and previously reported cases...
  55. doi request reprint Long-term results of low rotation humeral osteotomy in children with Erb's obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:486-92. 2009
    ..There was no correlation between changes in shoulder abduction and the radiological score of the shoulder...
  56. ncbi request reprint Z-plasty for Tanzer type IIb constricted ears
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 63:285-7. 2009
    ..After a mean follow-up of 1.5 years, all patients were satisfied with no recurrence of the deformity. The advantages and disadvantages of the Z-plasty are discussed and compared with other techniques...
  57. doi request reprint WNT pathways and upper limb anomalies
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 36:9-22. 2011
    ..Finally, the relationship between the Wnt pathway and SALL4 (mutations of which cause Okihiro/Duane-radial ray deficiency in humans) are discussed...
  58. ncbi request reprint Nonunion and avascular necrosis following phalangeal neck fractures in children
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1269-74. 2010
    ..To investigate the characteristics of nonunion and avascular necrosis following phalangeal neck fracture in children...
  59. ncbi request reprint Ulnar nerve to musculocutaneous nerve transfer in an ulnar ray-deficient infant with brachial plexus birth palsy: case report
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery and Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1432-4. 2010
    ..This transfer is commonly used in adult traumatic C5-C6 avulsion injuries of the brachial plexus. We report the successful use of Oberlin nerve transfer in an ulnar ray-deficient infant with brachial plexus birth palsy...
  60. doi request reprint Dorsal dimelia: report of two cases with an emphasis on the variation of phenotypic expression and a search for candidate causative genes
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery and College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:715-20. 2010
    ..We also reviewed reported cases in humans and experimental animals and searched our two cases for candidate causative genes within the En-1 pathway...
  61. doi request reprint Phalangeal neck fractures of the proximal phalanx of the fingers in adults
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, PO Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Injury 41:1084-9. 2010
    ..Purpose To report the outcome of adult phalangeal neck fractures of the proximal phalanx of the fingers following a specific management protocol...
  62. doi request reprint Total obstetric brachial plexus palsy in children with internal rotation contracture of the shoulder, flexion contracture of the elbow, and poor hand function: improving the cosmetic appearance of the limb with rotation osteotomy of the humerus
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 65:38-42. 2010
    ..The humeral osteotomy improves the cosmetic appearance of children with total palsy and the triad of severe internal rotation contracture of the shoulder, severe flexion contracture of the elbow and poor hand function...
  63. doi request reprint Isolated flexor digitorum profundus tendon injuries in zones IIA and IIB repaired with figure of eight sutures
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 36:147-53. 2011
    ..It was concluded that the bulky 'figure of eight' technique can be used in isolated profundus tendon injuries in zones IIA/IIB...
  64. ncbi request reprint Obstetric brachial plexus palsy in newborn babies of diabetic and non-diabetic mothers
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:362-5. 2010
    ..It was concluded that the generally believed hypothesis is not correct if one compares the outcome in the diabetic and non-diabetic groups for each type of palsy...
  65. doi request reprint Ulnar ray deficiency: a review of the classification systems, the clinical features in 72 cases, and related developmental biology
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:699-707. 2010
    ..The aim of this article is to review the previous classification systems, present the clinical features in 72 cases and discuss the developmental biology of ulnar ray deficiency...
  66. doi request reprint The distribution of the types of thumb polydactyly in a Middle Eastern population: a study of 228 hands
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:182-7. 2010
    ....
  67. doi request reprint Zone 2 lacerations of both flexor tendons of all fingers in the same patient
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 36:205-9. 2011
    ....
  68. doi request reprint A six-strand technique for zone II flexor-tendon repair in children younger than 2 years of age
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, PO Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Injury 42:1262-5. 2011
    ..A six-strand repair for zone II flexor-tendon repair in children younger than 2 years of age has not been reported in the literature because of the small size of the flexor tendon in this very young age group...
  69. doi request reprint Narakas classification of obstetric brachial plexus palsy revisited
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:788-91. 2009
    ..0001 by chi-squared test)...
  70. doi request reprint Closed reduction and percutaneous K-wires versus open reduction and interosseous loop wires for displaced unstable transverse fractures of the shaft of the proximal phalanx of the fingers in industrial workers
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:552-6. 2008
    ..084). The results were compared with those reported by other authors and other techniques of fixation of these fractures...
  71. ncbi request reprint Remodelling in a malunited phalangeal neck fracture
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, POB 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Injury 35:1207-10. 2004
  72. ncbi request reprint Classification of benign fatty tumours of the upper limb
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Hand Surg 10:43-59. 2005
    ..Finally, the authors review 67 patients with benign fatty tumours of the upper limb and provide clinical examples of these tumours including their characteristic histological and radiological features...
  73. ncbi request reprint On the neglected entity of unilateral gynecomastia
    Mohammed Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, PO Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 55:255-7. 2005
    ..All patients underwent subcutaneous mastectomy, and histologic examination confirmed the diagnosis. Finally, the literature on unilateral gynecomastia was reviewed...
  74. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of glomus tumours of the hand
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, King Fahad National Guard Hospital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 30:535-40. 2005
    ..Based on the results of the current study and the cost of MRI, the senior author has stopped ordering pre-operative MRIs in patients clinically diagnosed with a glomus tumour...
  75. ncbi request reprint Lower-limb reconstruction utilizing the reverse sural artery flap-gastrocnemius muscle cuff technique
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 55:174-8. 2005
    ..Other technical tips to ensure a successful outcome are also discussed...
  76. ncbi request reprint The use of adipofascial turnover flaps for coverage of complex dorsal ring finger defects caused by electric burns
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh POB 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Burns 31:643-6. 2005
    ..It was concluded that adipofascial turnover flaps were not only reliable in these electrical injuries, but also had several advantages when compared with other flaps commonly used to reconstruct dorsal digital defects...
  77. ncbi request reprint De-epithelialized cross-finger flaps versus adipofascial turnover flaps for the reconstruction of small complex dorsal digital defects: a comparative analysis
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 30:549-57. 2005
    ..To compare the results of 2 reconstructive options (the de-epithelialized cross-finger flap vs the adipofascial turnover flap) for coverage of small complex dorsal digital defects...
  78. ncbi request reprint An alternative approach for correction of constricted ears of moderate severity
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Br J Plast Surg 58:389-93. 2005
    ..No recurrence of the cupping deformity was observed (follow up ranged from 6 months to 4 years with a mean of 2 years) and this was attributed to the use of a 'mastoid hitch' as an adjunctive technique to prevent recurrence...
  79. ncbi request reprint Fabrication of silicone oral splints for severe burn microstomia in children
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Burns 31:217-9. 2005
    ..Advantages of the silicone splint when compared to standard acrylic splints are discussed...
  80. ncbi request reprint The middle phalanx in Poland syndrome
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saudi University and King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 54:160-4. 2005
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the motor power in older children with obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 28:46-9. 2003
    ..The King Saud University (KSU) muscle grading system used for assessing the upper limb in older children with obstetric brachial plexus palsy is presented and compared to other muscle grading systems...
  82. ncbi request reprint A unique fracture pattern of the proximal phalanx in children: fractures through the phalangeal neck with an attached dorsal bony flange
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, POB 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Injury 35:1185-91. 2004
    ..The remaining two children with type III fractures were treated with open reduction and internal fixation with an excellent outcome. Differences between these fractures and the classic phalangeal neck fractures are discussed...
  83. ncbi request reprint On the emerging evidence of a new category of duplication in the human hand: the dorsoventral duplication
    M M Al Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1233-7. 2004
  84. ncbi request reprint Acquired localized subcutaneous cavernous vascular malformations of the hand
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 29:139-43. 2004
    ..A painful mass was the most common presenting symptom. Calcification within the malformation was noted radiologically in one-third of the patients. Patients were managed with simple excision of the symptomatic lesions with no recurrence...
  85. ncbi request reprint Latissimus dorsi transfer for external rotation weakness of the shoulder in obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 28:487-90. 2003
    ..In the remaining 10 children, the mean active external rotation was 30 degrees (range, 20-60 degrees ), mean shoulder abduction was 140 degrees (range, 90-170 degrees ), and all children had achieved a modified Mallet score of 4...
  86. ncbi request reprint Classification of secondary shoulder deformities in obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 28:483-6. 2003
    ..Shoulder deformities are the most frequent sequelae of birth palsy. In this paper, previous classification systems for secondary shoulder deformities are reviewed and a new classification is offered...
  87. ncbi request reprint Tendon transfer to reconstruct wrist extension in children with obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 28:153-7. 2003
    ..The choice of tendon transfer to reconstruct the wrist drop deformity in various conditions including adult traumatic brachial plexus injuries is discussed...
  88. ncbi request reprint The "beggar's" hand and the "unshakable" hand in children with total obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1947-52. 2002
    ..However, the functional gain was never enough to dramatically improve the daily use of the limb. The contralateral normal limb remained the dominant one for all daily activities, including writing and eating...
  89. ncbi request reprint Air gun pellet injuries of the hand
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 31:178-81. 2006
    ..Immediate postoperative mobilization resulted in full range of motion in all patients. In conclusion, pellets produce a different injury pattern, with a more benign course, than other types of bullet injury...
  90. ncbi request reprint Use of the medial upper arm fascia to bridge biceps tendon defects
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 31:334-6. 2006
    ..This option is considered most suitable for patients who require simultaneous pedicled latissimus dorsi flap coverage of concurrent traumatic complex anterior elbow defects...
  91. ncbi request reprint Bilateral incomplete cleft lip
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:782-3. 2006
  92. ncbi request reprint The reverse sural artery adipofasciomuscular flap for the reconstruction of a heel sinus with underlying calcaneal osteomyelitis
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 58:688-90. 2007
    ..In an attempt to reduce the donor-site morbidity, we describe the use of the adipofasciomuscular reverse sural artery flap in a patient with a heel sinus and underlying calcaneal osteomyelitis...
  93. ncbi request reprint The "central" approach for single-stage debulking of the reverse sural artery fasciomusculocutaneous flap
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 59:225-6. 2007
    ..The technique has several advantages such as providing wide exposure and single-stage debulking of large flaps without the risk of vascular compromise. The only disadvantage is the extra scar in the middle of the flap...
  94. ncbi request reprint The reverse sural artery fasciomusculocutaneous flap for small lower-limb defects: the use of the gastrocnemius muscle cuff as a plug for small bony defects following debridement of infected/necrotic bone
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 59:307-10. 2007
    ..It was concluded that the reverse sural artery fasciomusculocutaneous flap is well suited for small complex lower-limb defects with underlying bone pathology...
  95. ncbi request reprint Congenital duplication of the palm syndrome
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 59:341-3. 2007
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Trigger fingers requiring simultaneous division of the A1 pulley and the proximal part of the A2 pulley
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:521-3. 2007
    ..At final follow up at 6 to 12 months, all patients were symptom-free with a full range of motion of the fingers. This entity is discussed...
  97. ncbi request reprint Long oblique/spiral mid-shaft metacarpal fractures of the fingers: treatment with cerclage wire fixation and immediate post-operative finger mobilisation in a wrist splint
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:637-40. 2007
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Augmentation of the nasal dorsum with autogenous costal cartilage using the "edge-on" technique
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 59:642-4. 2007
    ..The results in 21 patients are documented with long-term follow up (mean, 4 years) and showed no evidence of warping. Other complications, advantages, and disadvantages of the technique are discussed...
  99. ncbi request reprint Congenital sporadic clinodactyly of the index finger
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 59:682-7. 2007
    ....
  100. ncbi request reprint The reverse sural fasciomusculocutaneous "mega-high" flap: a study of 20 consecutive flaps for lower-limb reconstruction
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 58:513-6. 2007
    ..Primary wound healing of the flap was noted in all patients confirming its reliability. Indications and technical hints to ensure successful reconstruction are discussed...
  101. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment and results in 17 cases of open lacerations of the extensor hallucis longus tendon
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:360-7. 2007
    ..There is a scarcity of information on extensor hallucis longus tendon injuries and published studies frequently offer conflicting treatment recommendations and results...