Affiliation: Hospital for Special Surgery
- The flexor carpi radialis brevis muscle: an anomalous flexor of the wrist and hand. A case reportLana Kang
Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Hand Surg Am 31:1511-3. 2006..A review of the literature yielded a report of these findings in cadaveric specimens; here we give a description in a living person...
- Early outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: a matched comparison with mini-open rotator cuff repairLana Kang
Department of Orthopaedics, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Arthroscopy 23:573-82, 582.e1-2. 2007..The purpose of this study was to compare the early functional outcome of mini-open and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair...
- Rupture of the radial collateral ligament of the index metacarpophalangeal joint: diagnosis and surgical treatmentLana Kang
Hospital for Special Surgery, Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, New York, NY, USA
J Hand Surg Am 32:789-94. 2007..To report the diagnosis and results of 12 surgically treated cases of isolated radial collateral ligament (RCL) tears of the index finger (IF) metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint...
- Features of grade 3 giant cell tumors of the distal radius associated with successful intralesional treatmentLana Kang
Department of Orthopaedics, Division of Hand and Upper Extremity, Hospital for Special Surgery, 523 East 72nd Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Hand Surg Am 35:1850-7. 2010..The goal of this study was to identify radiographic and anatomic features of Campanacci grade 3 distal radius giant cell tumors that are associated with an acceptable rate of local recurrence after intralesional treatment...
- Patients' preoperative expectations predict the outcome of rotator cuff repairR Frank Henn
Department of Orthopaedics, The Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1913-9. 2007..We hypothesized that preoperative expectations are predictive of the outcome of rotator cuff repair...
- Effect of medical comorbidity on self-assessed pain, function, and general health status after rotator cuff repairRobert Z Tashjian
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, 2 Dudley Street, COOP 1st Floor, Providence, RI 02905, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:536-40. 2006..Consequently, a higher number of medical comorbidities should not be considered a negative factor in determining whether a patient should undergo rotator cuff repair...
- Extensor tendon centralization at the metacarpophalangeal joint: surgical techniqueLana Kang
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
J Hand Surg Am 35:1194-7. 2010..Here we present a technique that creates a bone tunnel for a graft that is sutured upon itself and effectively creates a new pulley...
- Patients with workers' compensation claims have worse outcomes after rotator cuff repairR Frank Henn
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:2105-13. 2008..We hypothesized that patients with Workers' Compensation claims who undergo rotator cuff repair have worse outcomes, even after controlling for confounding factors...
- The effect of comorbidity on self-assessed function in patients with a chronic rotator cuff tearRobert Z Tashjian
University Orthopedics, Inc, 2 Dudley Street, Suite 200, Providence, RI 02905, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:355-62. 2004..We postulate that this effect may ultimately influence the evaluation of the results of surgical treatment of rotator cuff tears and should be considered when treating patients and analyzing outcomes...
- Neurotization to innervate the deltoid and biceps: 3 casesChristopher J Dy
Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Hand Surg Am 38:237-40. 2013..To describe our experience using direct muscle neurotization as a treatment adjunct during delayed surgical reconstruction for traumatic denervation injuries...
- Arthroscopic versus open dorsal ganglion excision: a prospective, randomized comparison of rates of recurrence and of residual painLana Kang
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
J Hand Surg Am 33:471-5. 2008..The purpose of this study was to compare the postoperative rates of ganglion recurrence between arthroscopic and open techniques of dorsal ganglion (DG) excision...
- Patient compliance in avoiding wrong-site surgeryChristopher W DiGiovanni
Department of Orthopaedics, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:815-9. 2003..The hypothesis of this study was that a substantial number of patients who undergo elective orthopaedic surgery do not comply with instructions designed specifically to prevent wrong-site surgery...