Francisco Del Piñal

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dry arthroscopy of the wrist: surgical technique
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 32:119-23. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic reduction of comminuted intra-articular distal radius fractures with diaphyseal-metaphyseal comminution
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice, and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 39:835-43. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes of free adipofascial flaps combined with tenolysis in scarred beds
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 39:269-79. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Onycho-osteo-cutaneous defects of the thumb reconstructed by partial hallux transfer
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 39:29-36. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Vascularized graft from the metatarsal base for reconstructing major osteochondral distal radius defects
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 38:1883-95. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Arthroscopic resection arthroplasty for malunited intra-articular distal radius fractures
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice, and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 37:2447-55. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Early experience with (dry) arthroscopic 4-corner arthrodesis: from a 4-hour operation to a tourniquet time
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 37:2389-99. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Reconstruction of the ulnar head with a vascularized second metatarsal head: case report
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 37:1568-73. 2012
  9. doi request reprint An all-inside technique for arthroscopic suturing of the volar scapholunate ligament
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 36:2044-6. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Sigmoid notch reconstruction and limited carpal arthrodesis for a severely comminuted distal radius malunion: case report
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Department of Hand and Plastic Surgery, Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 37:481-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Dry arthroscopy of the wrist: surgical technique
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 32:119-23. 2007
    ..To present a method to perform arthroscopic exploration and instrumentation without infusing any fluid...
  2. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic reduction of comminuted intra-articular distal radius fractures with diaphyseal-metaphyseal comminution
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice, and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 39:835-43. 2014
    ..We present a method that safely allows a combination of arthroscopic reduction and rigid fixation and describe the outcomes in a small group of patients...
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes of free adipofascial flaps combined with tenolysis in scarred beds
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 39:269-79. 2014
    ..To review our outcomes of transferring vascularized free adipofascial flaps used to change the local tissue conditions at the time of tenolysis in adhesion-prone beds...
  4. doi request reprint Onycho-osteo-cutaneous defects of the thumb reconstructed by partial hallux transfer
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 39:29-36. 2014
    ..To present our experience in distal thumb amputations reconstructed by partial toe to hand transfers with special emphasis on manual workers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Vascularized graft from the metatarsal base for reconstructing major osteochondral distal radius defects
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 38:1883-95. 2013
    ..To present our experience of reconstructing distal radius articular defects with a vascularized osteochondral graft from the metatarsal base and to present the mid-term outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Arthroscopic resection arthroplasty for malunited intra-articular distal radius fractures
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice, and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 37:2447-55. 2012
    ..Here, we present our experience and early results with arthroscopic resection arthroplasty of the radiocarpal joint...
  7. doi request reprint Early experience with (dry) arthroscopic 4-corner arthrodesis: from a 4-hour operation to a tourniquet time
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 37:2389-99. 2012
    ..Although it is conceptually appealing, certain aspects make its application difficult. We present our technique for dry arthroscopic scaphoidectomy and 4CA, which reduces the operative time to less than 2 hours...
  8. doi request reprint Reconstruction of the ulnar head with a vascularized second metatarsal head: case report
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 37:1568-73. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint An all-inside technique for arthroscopic suturing of the volar scapholunate ligament
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 36:2044-6. 2011
    ..We present an all-inside technique that presents closure of the anterior scapholunate interval. A Tuohy needle and a resorbable suture are all that is required...
  10. doi request reprint Sigmoid notch reconstruction and limited carpal arthrodesis for a severely comminuted distal radius malunion: case report
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Department of Hand and Plastic Surgery, Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 37:481-5. 2012
    ..He resumed work as a bricklayer without limitations. We conclude that sigmoid notch reconstruction by osteotomy is worthwhile in the setting of malunited distal radius whether or not the radiocarpal joint is reconstructable...
  11. doi request reprint Technical tips for (dry) arthroscopic reduction and internal fixation of distal radius fractures
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1694-705. 2011
    ..However, arthroscopy is just an addition to conventional methods. Thorough knowledge of and facility with classic techniques of distal radius fracture treatment is essential for a good result...
  12. doi request reprint Dry arthroscopy and its applications
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Unit of Hand Wrist and Plastic Surgery, Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Calderón de la Barca 16 entlo, E 39002 Santander, Spain
    Hand Clin 27:335-45. 2011
    ..Accomplished wrist arthroscopists will have minimal problems swapping from the wet to the dry and vice versa...
  13. doi request reprint A technique for arthroscopic all-inside suturing in the wrist
    F del Pinal
    Instituto de Cirugía Plástica y de la Mano and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:475-9. 2010
    ..We have applied it in cases of dorsal, foveal and coronal tears of the triangular fibrocartilage. No special instrument is required apart from a Tuohy needle...
  14. doi request reprint Arthroscopically guided osteotomy for management of intra-articular distal radius malunions
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 35:392-7. 2010
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Late salvage of the ischemic finger after crush injury using flow-through flaps: case report
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 34:453-7. 2009
    ..Frank infection or mummification is considered an irreversible state and a contraindication to salvage...
  16. doi request reprint Sagittal rotational malunions of the distal radius: the role of pure derotational osteotomy
    F del Pinal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:160-5. 2009
    ..Ulnar variance improved by 3 mm, from +1.5 to -1.5 mm, becoming identical to the opposite side. A pure derotational osteotomy corrected the apparent shortening of the radius and restored the volar tilt...
  17. doi request reprint Super-thinned iliac flap for major defects on the elbow and wrist flexion creases
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 33:1899-904. 2008
    ..If needed, pedicle length can be up to 8 to 10 cm. The donor site is comparable with that of a full-thickness skin graft harvested from the groin. The donor artery, however, can be very small...
  18. doi request reprint Ischemic toe encountered during harvesting: report of 6 cases
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 33:1820-5. 2008
    ..We report our experience in these 6 cases...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evolving concepts in the management of the bone gap in the upper limb. Long and small defects
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Unit of Hand Wrist and Plastic Surgery, Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Santander, Spain
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:776-92. 2007
    ..The ability of the bone to grow and remodel when a living epiphysis is included, and to maintain the cartilage viability when a composite osteochondral graft is transferred are also discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Severe mutilating injuries to the hand: guidelines for organizing the chaos
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Unit of Hand Wrist and Plastic Surgery, Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Spain
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:816-27. 2007
    ..The general guidelines for management of finger amputation and soft tissue problems are also given...
  21. ncbi request reprint A technique to improve foot appearance after trimmed toe or hallux harvesting
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 32:409-13. 2007
    ..The main advantage of this technique is the improved donor site appearance. As a bonus, the amount of skin that can be harvested with the trimmed toe is slightly increased. The main drawback is that the number of toes is reduced to 4...
  22. ncbi request reprint The tibial second toe vascularized neurocutaneous free flap for major digital nerve defects
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 32:209-17. 2007
    ..Our purpose is to introduce a method of 1-stage reconstruction of complex neurocutaneous defects in the fingers and to report the results and clinical effectiveness at a minimum 1-year follow-up period...
  23. ncbi request reprint Vascularised corticoperiosteal grafts from the medial femoral condyle for difficult non-unions of the upper limb
    F del Pinal
    From the Instituto de Cirugía Plástica y de la Mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:135-42. 2007
    ..Three patients achieved a normal range of motion and two obtained a functional range of motion with only slight limitations. The carpometacarpal arthrodesis was healed soundly at five weeks...
  24. ncbi request reprint Massive hand crush: the role of a free muscle flap to obliterate the dead space and to clear deep infection
    F del Pinal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice and Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Br 31:588-92. 2006
    ..Both hands were salvaged...
  25. ncbi request reprint Vascularized bone blocks from the toe phalanx to solve complex intercalated defects in the fingers
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Clínica Mompía, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1075-82. 2006
    ..The purpose of this article is to present a cohort of patients with traumatic intercalated compound bony defects in the fingers that were reconstructed by a vascularized toe phalanx (or part of a phalanx) in a single stage...
  26. ncbi request reprint Correction of malunited intra-articular distal radius fractures with an inside-out osteotomy technique
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Private Practice, Hospital Mutua Montañesa, and the Clínica Mompía, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1029-34. 2006
    ..To present an inside-out osteotomy technique under arthroscopic guidance to correct an intra-articular malunion...
  27. ncbi request reprint Wrist MR arthrography: how, why, when
    Luis Cerezal
    Department of Radiology, Instituto Radiologico Cantabro, Clínica Mompía, Mompía, Cantabria 39109, Spain
    Radiol Clin North Am 43:709-31, viii. 2005
    ..This article reviews the current role of MR arthrography in the evaluation of wrist joint disorders considering the relevant aspects of anatomy, techniques, and applications...
  28. ncbi request reprint Results of osteotomy, open reduction, and internal fixation for late-presenting malunited intra-articular fractures of the base of the middle phalanx
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Hospital Mutua Montañesa and Clínica Mompía, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 30:1039.e1-1039.e14. 2005
    ..To present our results in the treatment of late-presenting impaction fractures of the base of the middle phalanx treated by osteotomy with full exposure of the articular surface to restore the normal anatomy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the distal radius facet by a free vascularized osteochondral autograft: anatomic study and report of a patient
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Hospital Mutua Montañesa and Clínica Mompía, Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 30:1200-10. 2005
    ..A patient is presented in whom 70% of the scaphoid fossa was reconstructed with this technique...
  30. ncbi request reprint Overcoming soft-tissue deficiency in toe-to-hand transfer using a dorsalis pedis fasciosubcutaneous toe free flap: Surgical technique
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Hospital Mutua Montañesa and Clínica Mompía Santander, Calderón de la Barca 16 entlo, E 39002 Santander, Spain
    J Hand Surg Am 30:111-9. 2005
    ..In a single stage, this flap solves the problem of medium-sized defects associated with digit losses in the hand. Donor-site morbidity has been minimal...
  31. ncbi request reprint MR imaging findings in ulnar-sided wrist impaction syndromes
    Luis Cerezal
    Department of Radiology, Instituto Radiologico Cantabro, Clínica Mompía, Mompía, 39109 Cantabria, Spain
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 12:281-99, vi. 2004
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Minimizing impairment in laborers with finger losses distal to the proximal interphalangeal joint by second toe transfer
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, the Hospital Mutua Montañesa, and Clínica Mompía, Santander, Spain
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:1000-11. 2003
    ..Early transfer allows salvage of critical structures from the damaged finger, such as joints, tendons, and bone, that otherwise would be lost. Early transplantation is highly recommended...
  33. ncbi request reprint Salvage and functional rehabilitation of a massively crushed hand with two sequential free flaps
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Private Hand and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Santander, Spain
    J Trauma 53:980-3. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Acute hand compartment syndromes after closed crush: a reappraisal
    Francisco Del Piñal
    Instituto de cirugía plástica y de la mano, Hospital Mutua Montañesa, Santander, Spain
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:1232-9. 2002
    ..Elevated subfascial pressure may be present despite the absence of classic signs and symptoms...
  35. doi request reprint MR and CT arthrography of the wrist
    Luis Cerezal
    Department of Radiology, Diagnóstico Médico Cantabria, Santander, Cantabria, Spain
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 16:27-41. 2012
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Imaging findings in ulnar-sided wrist impaction syndromes
    Luis Cerezal
    Department of Radiology, Instituto Radiologico Cantabro, Clínica Mompía, Mompía, 39100 Cantabria, Spain
    Radiographics 22:105-21. 2002
    ....