Kevin C Chung

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy and the risk of having a child with cleft lip/palate
    K C Chung
    Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:485-91. 2000
  2. pmc Current concepts in the management of the rheumatoid hand
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:736-47; quiz 747. 2011
  3. pmc Trends in the United States in the treatment of distal radial fractures in the elderly
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, 2130 Taubman Center, SPC 5340, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1868-73. 2009
  4. pmc Measuring quality in health care and its implications for pay-for-performance initiatives
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    Hand Clin 25:71-81, vii. 2009
  5. pmc A cost-utility analysis of amputation versus salvage for Gustilo type IIIB and IIIC open tibial fractures
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 2130 Taubman Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1965-73. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Crafting practice guidelines in the world of evidence-based medicine
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1349-54. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint A simplified approach for unstable scaphoid fracture fixation using the Acutrak screw
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:1697-703. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A practical guide to meta-analysis
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1671-8. 2006
  9. pmc Variations in the use of internal fixation for distal radial fracture in the United States medicare population
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 2130 Taubman Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:2154-62. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Clinical research in hand surgery
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:109-20. 2010

Detail Information

Publications132 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy and the risk of having a child with cleft lip/palate
    K C Chung
    Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:485-91. 2000
    ..To prevent this devastating craniofacial anomaly, educational initiatives should be considered that will alert expectant mothers to the association between smoking during pregnancy and the occurrence of cleft lip/palate...
  2. pmc Current concepts in the management of the rheumatoid hand
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:736-47; quiz 747. 2011
    ..This article summarizes the current state of rheumatoid hand surgery and discuss the surgical treatment strategies for optimizing outcomes for patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  3. pmc Trends in the United States in the treatment of distal radial fractures in the elderly
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, 2130 Taubman Center, SPC 5340, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1868-73. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess changing trends in the treatment of distal radial fractures in elderly patients in the United States...
  4. pmc Measuring quality in health care and its implications for pay-for-performance initiatives
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    Hand Clin 25:71-81, vii. 2009
    ..This article outlines the genesis of the quality movement and discusses its effect on the surgical community...
  5. pmc A cost-utility analysis of amputation versus salvage for Gustilo type IIIB and IIIC open tibial fractures
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 2130 Taubman Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1965-73. 2009
    ..In this situation, a cost-utility analysis is an important tool in providing an evidence-based practice approach to guide treatment decisions...
  6. doi request reprint Crafting practice guidelines in the world of evidence-based medicine
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1349-54. 2009
    ..The construction of practice guidelines, however, may not always adhere to accepted research protocol...
  7. ncbi request reprint A simplified approach for unstable scaphoid fracture fixation using the Acutrak screw
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:1697-703. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A practical guide to meta-analysis
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1671-8. 2006
    ..We discuss the steps needed to perform a meta-analysis as a guideline for those interested in pursuing this type of research...
  9. pmc Variations in the use of internal fixation for distal radial fracture in the United States medicare population
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 2130 Taubman Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:2154-62. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Clinical research in hand surgery
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:109-20. 2010
    ..This article will highlight my efforts in clinical research through 3 specific research themes: (1) outcomes research, (2) economic analysis, and (3) evidence-based research and quality assessment in health care...
  11. pmc Relationship between patient satisfaction and objective functional outcome after surgical treatment for distal radius fractures
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5340, USA
    J Hand Ther 22:302-7; quiz 308. 2009
    ..Prospective cohort...
  12. doi request reprint A guide to planning and executing a surgical randomized controlled trial
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 33:407-12. 2008
    ..The lack of surgical RCTs is partly due to ethical and methodological concerns associated with surgical interventions. We provide a guide to planning and conducting a surgical RCT...
  13. doi request reprint A decision analysis of amputation versus reconstruction for severe open tibial fracture from the physician and patient perspectives
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 66:185-91. 2011
    ..54 QALYs. The disparate utilities assigned by the physicians and the patients highlight the necessity of realistic discussion of outcomes, regardless of the management methods...
  14. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of negative studies with inadequate statistical power: an analysis of the plastic surgery literature
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1-6; discussion 7-8. 2002
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Comparative outcomes study using the volar locking plating system for distal radius fractures in both young adults and adults older than 60 years
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 33:809-19. 2008
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Patient outcomes following Swanson silastic metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty in the rheumatoid hand: a systematic overview
    K C Chung
    University of Michigan Medical Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:1395-402. 2000
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of Swanson silastic metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty (SMPA) in improving hand function for patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  17. doi request reprint The relationship between ASSH membership and the treatment of distal radius fracture in the United States Medicare population
    Kevin C Chung
    Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1288-93. 2011
    ..The specific aim of this study was to explore this relationship by analyzing Medicare beneficiaries treated by members of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)...
  18. pmc Long-term followup for rheumatoid arthritis patients in a multicenter outcomes study of silicone metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty
    Kevin C Chung
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, 48109 5340, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1292-300. 2012
    ..The objective of the study is to prospectively compare long-term outcomes for an SMPA surgical and a nonsurgical cohort of RA patients...
  19. doi request reprint A multicenter clinical trial in rheumatoid arthritis comparing silicone metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty with medical treatment
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:815-23. 2009
    ..There is no consensus as to whether this surgical procedure is beneficial. The purpose of the study was to prospectively compare outcomes for a surgical and a nonsurgical cohort of rheumatoid arthritis patients...
  20. doi request reprint Application of the brief international classification of functioning, disability, and health core set as a conceptual model in distal radius fractures
    Lee Squitieri
    University of Michigan Medical School, the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, and the Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1795-1805.e1. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to apply the ICF conceptual model to outcomes for distal radius fractures (DRFs) and determine the contribution of each ICF domain to patient satisfaction...
  21. pmc The minimal clinically important difference after simple decompression for ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Sunitha Malay
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 38:652-9. 2013
    ..For patients with ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE), these assessments are vital to examine how much change in the questionnaire scores equate to patient satisfaction...
  22. doi request reprint Differences between the United States and the United Kingdom in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: analyses from a hand arthroplasty trial
    Kevin C Chung
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 29:363-7. 2010
    ..These differences may be influenced by the private versus socialized health-care systems. However, the perception of hand disease severity in participants in this study appears to be comparable between these countries...
  23. doi request reprint Outcomes of silicone arthroplasty for rheumatoid metacarpophalangeal joints stratified by fingers
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1647-52. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that the ulnar fingers will have less improvement, marked by greater ulnar drift, extension lag, and less MCP joint arc of motion than the radial fingers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Treatment of unstable distal radial fractures with the volar locking plating system
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 2130 Taubman Center, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2687-94. 2006
    ..We collected prospective outcomes data for patients undergoing open reduction and internal fixation of an inadequately reduced distal radial fracture with use of the volar locking plating system...
  25. ncbi request reprint Interactions of T cells with fibroblast-like synoviocytes: role of the B7 family costimulatory ligand B7-H3
    Chinh N Tran
    Rheumatic Disease Core Center and Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0358, USA
    J Immunol 180:2989-98. 2008
    ..These observations suggest that B7-H3 may be important for the interactions between FLS and T cells in RA, as well as other diseases, and the outcome of such interactions depends on the activation state of the T cell...
  26. doi request reprint Properties of the International Classification for Functioning, Disability and Health in assessing hand outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Kevin C Chung
    Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Drive 2130 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    J Rehabil Med 43:292-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to evaluate the ICF Core Sets for rheumatoid arthritis for assessing the functional outcomes of the rheumatoid hand...
  27. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of open partial fasciectomy, needle aponeurotomy, and collagenase injection for dupuytren contracture
    Neal C Chen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1826-1834.e32. 2011
    ..We undertook a cost-utility analysis to compare traditional fasciectomy for Dupuytren with 2 new treatments, needle aponeurotomy and collagenase injection...
  28. doi request reprint A comparative study of fragment-specific versus volar plate fixation of distal radius fractures
    Douglas M Sammer
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, and the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:1441-50. 2008
    ..This prospective cohort study compared outcomes of two commonly used fixation systems: fragment-specific fixation and a fixed-angle volar locking plate system...
  29. doi request reprint The minimal clinically important difference of the Michigan hand outcomes questionnaire
    Melissa J Shauver
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:509-14. 2009
    ....
  30. pmc A qualitative analysis of the decision-making process for patients with severe lower leg trauma
    Maya Aravind
    University of Michigan Medical School and the Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:2019-29. 2010
    ..This study was designed to perform a qualitative analysis of patient preferences for amputation or reconstruction...
  31. doi request reprint An economic analysis of hand transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, and Transitional Year Program, Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital System of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:589-98. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the utility and estimate the costs of hand transplantation and the use of hand prostheses for forearm amputations...
  32. doi request reprint Medical decision-making among adolescents with neonatal brachial plexus palsy and their families: a qualitative study
    Lee Squitieri
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:880e-887e. 2013
    ..The experiences of these patients and their parents were analyzed to identify key factors in the decision-making process...
  33. pmc Outcomes of pyrolytic carbon arthroplasty for the proximal interphalangeal joint at 44 months' mean follow-up
    Shimpei Ono
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:1139-50. 2012
    ..The authors evaluated the effectiveness of the implant for use in proximal interphalangeal joint at a minimum of 2 years of follow-up...
  34. ncbi request reprint A cost/utility analysis of open reduction and internal fixation versus cast immobilization for acute nondisplaced mid-waist scaphoid fractures
    Erika N Davis
    Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1223-35; discussion 1236-8. 2006
    ..The authors conducted a cost/utility analysis to weigh open reduction and internal fixation against cast immobilization in the treatment of acute nondisplaced mid-waist scaphoid fractures...
  35. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of people with tetraplegia regarding surgery to improve upper-extremity function
    Jared P Wagner
    University of Michigan School of Medicine, The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and the Veterans Hospital, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:483-90. 2007
    ..This cross-sectional survey identified the attitudes and beliefs of people with tetraplegia that may dissuade potential candidates from receiving these procedures...
  36. pmc A cost-utility analysis of nonsurgical management, total wrist arthroplasty, and total wrist arthrodesis in rheumatoid arthritis
    Christi M Cavaliere
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:379-391.e2. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to perform a cost-utility analysis comparing nonsurgical management, total wrist arthroplasty, and total wrist arthrodesis for the rheumatoid wrist...
  37. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire and physical measurements in outcome studies of distal radius fracture treatment
    Sandra V Kotsis
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:84-90. 2007
    ..This study aimed to measure the responsiveness of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire (MHQ) and physical measurements to assess the value of these outcomes tools for DRF studies...
  38. ncbi request reprint The outcomes of outcome studies in plastic surgery: a systematic review of 17 years of plastic surgery research
    Erika Davis Sears
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:2059-65. 2007
    ..The authors assessed the state of outcomes studies in plastic surgery since the initiation of the modern outcomes movement in 1988 and propose future research directions...
  39. ncbi request reprint Outcomes using an internal osteotomy and distraction device for corrective osteotomy of distal radius malunions requiring correction in multiple planes
    Douglas M Sammer
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1567-77. 2006
    ..This prospective study measured radiographic and functional outcomes using an adjustable osteotomy, distraction, and fixation system for distal radius malunions that required correction in multiple planes...
  40. doi request reprint Total wrist arthroplasty and total wrist arthrodesis in rheumatoid arthritis: a decision analysis from the hand surgeons' perspective
    Christi M Cavaliere
    Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 33:1744-55, 1755.e1-2. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to develop a decision analytic model of arthroplasty and arthrodesis in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using utility values obtained from a random sample of hand surgeons...
  41. pmc A systematic review of outcomes and complications of treating unstable distal radius fractures in the elderly
    Rafael J Diaz-Garcia
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:824-35.e2. 2011
    ....
  42. doi request reprint The effect of swan neck and boutonniere deformities on the outcome of silicone metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty in rheumatoid arthritis
    Matthew Chetta
    Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, 2130 Taubman Center, SPC 5340, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:597-603. 2013
    ..This study analyzes the effect of these deformities on the joint's arc of motion and hand function...
  43. doi request reprint Minimal clinically important difference of carpal tunnel release in diabetic and nondiabetic patients
    Kagan Ozer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:1279-85. 2013
    ..The authors aim to determine the minimal clinically important difference after carpal tunnel release in diabetic and nondiabetic patients using the Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire...
  44. doi request reprint Objective functional outcomes and patient satisfaction after silicone metacarpophalangeal arthroplasty for rheumatoid arthritis
    Jennifer F Waljee
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 37:47-54. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that measurable gains in objective hand function after SMPA will discriminate between satisfied and dissatisfied patients...
  45. doi request reprint An economic analysis of outcomes and complications of treating distal radius fractures in the elderly
    Melissa J Shauver
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1912-8.e1-3. 2011
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of the rheumatoid hand: consensus and controversy among rheumatologists and hand surgeons
    Amy K Alderman
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:1464-72. 2003
    ..We conducted a national survey evaluating potential differences in physicians' management of RA hand deformities...
  47. doi request reprint Validity and responsiveness of the Michigan Hand Questionnaire in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a multicenter, international study
    Jennifer F Waljee
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, 48109 5340, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1569-77. 2010
    ..Our objective was to assess the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Michigan Hand Questionnaire (MHQ) in patients with RA...
  48. pmc Replantation of finger avulsion injuries: a systematic review of survival and functional outcomes
    Erika Davis Sears
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program Veterans Affairs Scholar, Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:686-94. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to conduct a systematic review of the English literature of replantation of finger avulsion injuries to provide best evidence of survival rates and functional outcomes...
  49. doi request reprint Validity and responsiveness of the Jebsen-Taylor Hand Function Test
    Erika Davis Sears
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:30-7. 2010
    ....
  50. pmc Molecular interactions between T cells and fibroblast-like synoviocytes: role of membrane tumor necrosis factor-alpha on cytokine-activated T cells
    Chinh N Tran
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Rheumatic Disease Core Center, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Pathol 171:1588-98. 2007
    ....
  51. pmc A prospective outcomes study of Swanson metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty for the rheumatoid hand
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 29:646-53. 2004
    ..A common surgical intervention is the Swanson Metacarpophalangeal Joint Arthroplasty (SMPA), which restores alignment of the fingers...
  52. ncbi request reprint A prospective outcomes study of four-corner wrist arthrodesis using a circular limited wrist fusion plate for stage II scapholunate advanced collapse wrist deformity
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, and University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:433-42. 2006
    ..This study prospectively evaluated a series of patients who underwent four-corner fusion using a circular plate internal fixation technique...
  53. ncbi request reprint Predictors of functional outcomes after surgical treatment of distal radius fractures
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:76-83. 2007
    ..The predictors of functional outcomes after distal radius fracture (DRF) treatment have not been well defined in the past...
  54. ncbi request reprint Reasons why rheumatoid arthritis patients seek surgical treatment for hand deformities
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:289-94. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine how function, pain, and aesthetics rank in order of importance to RA patients who are considering metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint arthroplasty for rheumatoid hand deformities...
  55. doi request reprint Mentorship: concepts and application to plastic surgery training programs
    Lauren E Franzblau
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:837e-43e. 2013
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Patterns of surgical care and health disparities of treating pediatric finger amputation injuries in the United States
    Lee Squitieri
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:475-85. 2011
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Outcomes of trapeziectomy with a modified abductor pollicis longus suspension arthroplasty for the treatment of thumb carpometacarpal joint osteoarthritis
    Edwin Y Chang
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:505-15. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the outcomes of patients treated with trapeziectomy and a variation of abductor pollicis longus suspension arthroplasty...
  58. pmc A prospective study comparing outcomes after reconstruction in rheumatoid arthritis patients with severe ulnar drift deformities
    Kevin C Chung
    Department of Surgery, Division of Rheumatology, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:1769-77. 2009
    ..The authors hypothesized that patients with more severe deformities would have worse outcomes after silicone metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty...
  59. doi request reprint A national study to evaluate trends in the utilization of nerve reconstruction for treatment of neonatal brachial plexus palsy [outcomes article]
    Lee Squitieri
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:277-83. 2011
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Tendon transfers: part I. Principles of transfer and transfers for radial nerve palsy
    Douglas M Sammer
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:169e-177e. 2009
    ..3. Describe the anatomy and function of the radial nerve in the forearm and hand. 4. Describe the indications, benefits, and drawbacks for various tendon transfer procedures performed for radial nerve palsy...
  61. doi request reprint Developing the art of scientific presentation
    Jennifer F Waljee
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 37:2580-8.e1-2. 2012
    ....
  62. pmc Economic analysis of screening strategies for rupture of silicone gel breast implants
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:225-37. 2012
    ..The authors performed an economic analysis to determine optimal screening strategies by considering the diagnostic accuracy of the screening tests, costs of the tests, and subsequent implant removal...
  63. pmc A guide to interpreting a study of patient-reported outcomes
    Erika Davis Sears
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:1200-7. 2012
    ..This guide outlines the questions that readers should ask when appraising literature using patient-reported outcomes...
  64. doi request reprint A systematic review of outcomes and complications of reconstruction and amputation for type IIIB and IIIC fractures of the tibia
    Daniel Saddawi-Konefka
    Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan Medical School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:1796-805. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review to derive evidence-based recommendations concerning primary amputation versus limb salvage for type IIIB and IIIC open tibial fractures...
  65. doi request reprint Fundamental principles of conducting a surgery economic analysis study
    Sandra V Kotsis
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:727-35. 2010
    ..For comparing and interpreting economic analysis publications, it is important that all studies use consistent methodology and report the results in a similar manner...
  66. doi request reprint Population-based utilities for upper extremity functions in the setting of tetraplegia
    Ashwin N Ram
    Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1674-81.e1. 2009
    ..This study sought to establish the preferences for 3 health states: tetraplegia, tetraplegia with corrected pinch function, and tetraplegia with corrected elbow extension function...
  67. ncbi request reprint An analysis of women's and men's surgical priorities and willingness to have rheumatoid hand surgery
    Amy K Alderman
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical Center, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1447-53. 2006
    ..Our prior national study showed gender differences in the rates of rheumatoid arthritis hand surgery. This project evaluated whether men's versus women's preferences, as opposed to physician biases, contribute to these variations...
  68. pmc Static versus dynamic splinting for proximal interphalangeal joint pyrocarbon implant arthroplasty: a comparison of current and historical cohorts
    Jeanne M Riggs
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 5735, USA
    J Hand Ther 24:231-8; quiz 239. 2011
    ..Static splinting requires less therapist training and offers greater patient convenience and is a promising protocol that should be evaluated in a larger study...
  69. doi request reprint Financial impact of emergency hand trauma on the health care system
    Amy K Alderman
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:233-8. 2008
    ..One of the problems is the perceived financial loss associated with caring for this population. We evaluated the financial impact of treating emergency hand trauma patients on an academic medical practice and health care system...
  70. pmc A qualitative study of recovery from type III-B and III-C tibial fractures
    Melissa S Shauver
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 66:73-9. 2011
    ..This stress reduction and personal growth leads to satisfaction despite poor functional and emotional outcomes...
  71. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire and the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand questionnaire in carpal tunnel surgery
    Sandra V Kotsis
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, 2130 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:81-6. 2005
    ..This study aimed to measure the responsiveness of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire (MHQ) and Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) when evaluating outcomes after carpal tunnel surgery...
  72. doi request reprint Current and future national costs to medicare for the treatment of distal radius fracture in the elderly
    Melissa J Shauver
    Section of Plastic Surgery and the Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health Systemth, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1282-7. 2011
    ..The specific aims of this project were to quantify the current and future Medicare expenditures attributable to DRF and to compare Medicare payments for the 4 treatment options for elderly DRF...
  73. pmc Development of a brief, 12-item version of the Michigan Hand Questionnaire
    Jennifer F Waljee
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:208-20. 2011
    ..However, item redundancy exists in the original version, and an abbreviated survey could minimize responder burden and offer broader applicability...
  74. doi request reprint A primer on use of decision analysis methodology in hand surgery
    Neal C Chen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:983-90. 2009
    ..It is important to recognize the limitations inherent in decision analysis but also to understand its value in overcoming clinical uncertainty by employing a practical technique of modeling choices and outcomes...
  75. doi request reprint The relationship between industry and surgery
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1352-9. 2011
    ..With careful consideration to protect all parties involved, collaboration with industry can be advantageous to surgeons, industry, and patients...
  76. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of outcomes of external fixation versus plate osteosynthesis for unstable distal radius fractures
    Zvi Margaliot
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:1185-99. 2005
    ..We performed a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis of the current literature on external fixation and internal fixation of distal radius fractures to determine the dominant strategy based on available scientific evidence...
  77. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of rheumatoid hand surgery: contrasting perceptions of hand surgeons and rheumatologists
    Amy K Alderman
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 28:3-11; discussion 12-3. 2003
    ..S. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the attitudes of hand surgeons and rheumatologists toward the effectiveness of rheumatoid hand surgery...
  78. pmc Outcomes of hand surgery in the patient with rheumatoid arthritis
    Kevin C Chung
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, 48109 0340, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 22:336-41. 2010
    ..The purpose of this review is to assess the latest surgical outcomes related to hand and wrist surgery in the patient with RA...
  79. ncbi request reprint Upper extremity reconstruction in the tetraplegic population, a national epidemiologic study
    Catherine M Curtin
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Program, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Medical Science Building 1, 11560 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:94-9. 2005
    ..Discussions with patients and surgeons, however, suggest that these procedures rarely are performed. This study attempted to assess whether upper extremity reconstruction for the tetraplegic population is being used properly...
  80. pmc A systematic review of ethical principles in the plastic surgery literature
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1711-8. 2009
    ....
  81. doi request reprint A systematic review of applying patient satisfaction outcomes in plastic surgery
    Philip J Clapham
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:1826-33. 2010
    ..The specific aim was to evaluate the status of satisfaction research that has been undertaken to date and to identify areas for improvement...
  82. doi request reprint Duplication
    Andrew J Watt
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Hand Clin 25:215-27. 2009
    ..The anatomic variation, classification, surgical treatment, and outcomes of surgical intervention are reviewed for each of the disorders of duplication...
  83. ncbi request reprint Physician perceptions of upper extremity reconstruction for the person with tetraplegia
    Catherine M Curtin
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Program, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Medical Science Building 1, 11560 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:87-93. 2005
    ..This study attempted to identify barriers preventing appropriate candidates from receiving these procedures...
  84. ncbi request reprint Survey research: a primer for hand surgery
    Frank H Lau
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI and the Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:893.e1-893.e11. 2005
    ..This report serves as a reference for readers of the many survey articles published in this journal. It also provides a guide for hand surgeons or others interested in how to conduct survey research...
  85. ncbi request reprint Otto W. Madelung and the recognition of Madelung's deformity
    Anjali S Arora
    University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:177-82. 2006
    ..This article provides a historical perspective on the person and the condition that is still an enigma a century later...
  86. doi request reprint Current utilization of reconstructive upper limb surgery in tetraplegia
    Lee Squitieri
    The University of Michigan Medical School, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, 2130 Taubman Center, SPC 5340, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Hand Clin 24:169-73, v. 2008
    ..Based on the results of previous research, we believe that increased collaboration among treating physician specialties will enhance patient access to surgical reconstruction...
  87. ncbi request reprint The rheumatoid hand: a predictable disease with unpredictable surgical practice patterns
    Amy K Alderman
    The University of Michigan and the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 47:537-42. 2002
    ....
  88. doi request reprint Adherence to practice guidelines based on American Board of Plastic Surgery Maintenance of Certification data
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:2101-7. 2011
    ..This has resulted in a wealth of data on the practice patterns of Board diplomates. The specific aim of this project was to examine these data to determine whether diplomates are adhering to evidence-based practice guidelines...
  89. doi request reprint The ethics of clinical research
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340
    J Hand Surg Am 36:308-15. 2011
    ....
  90. pmc A guide to organizing a multicenter clinical trial
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, 2130 Taubman Center, SPC 5340, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:515-23. 2010
    ..Most important are the recruitment of centers and co-investigators who are dedicated, collaborative, and selfless in the team effort to achieve goals that cannot be reached by a single-center effort...
  91. pmc Predictors of job satisfaction among academic faculty members: do instructional and clinical staff differ?
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Michigan 48109 5340, USA
    Med Educ 44:985-95. 2010
    ..This study aimed to identify and compare predictors of job satisfaction between instructional and clinical faculty members...
  92. pmc Certification examination cases of candidates for certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery: trends in practice profiles spanning a decade (2000 to 2009)
    Kevin C Chung
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:568-76. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the case mix of plastic surgeons in their early years of practice by examining candidate case logs submitted for the oral examination...
  93. ncbi request reprint Systems of provision and delivery of hand care, and its impact on the community
    Timothy A Schaub
    Section of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, 2130 Taubman Center, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    Injury 37:1066-70. 2006
    ..We will also examine programs around the world that are implemented at an affordable cost to the respective countries...
  94. ncbi request reprint Outcomes research in hand surgery: where have we been and where should we go?
    Kevin C Chung
    Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1373-9. 2006
    ..The impact of the outcomes movement on hand surgery research is unknown. We conducted a systematic review of hand surgery studies to assess the past and current states of outcomes research in this specialty...
  95. ncbi request reprint Revitalizing the training of clinical scientists in surgery
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:2066-72; discussion 2073-5. 2007
  96. pmc Measuring outcomes in hand surgery
    Amy K Alderman
    Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, The University of Michigan Medical Center, 2130 Taubman Center, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 35:239-50. 2008
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Financial impact of hand surgery programs on academic medical centers
    Jafar S Hasan
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Surgery Finance Office, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:627-35. 2007
    ..This analysis can serve as a reference for other medical centers in the financial evaluation of a hand surgery program...
  98. ncbi request reprint Early management of the mangled upper extremity
    Michael L Bernstein
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, USA
    Injury 38:S3-7. 2007
    ..The goal of early treatment is to create a clean wound ready for reconstruction as soon as possible. Inadequate debridement will only delay reconstruction to the detriment of the patient...
  99. doi request reprint A systematic review of total wrist arthroplasty compared with total wrist arthrodesis for rheumatoid arthritis
    Christi M Cavaliere
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:813-25. 2008
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to scientifically evaluate the existing literature for outcomes of both procedures in rheumatoid arthritis...
  100. doi request reprint Evidence-based medicine: the fourth revolution in American medicine?
    Kevin C Chung
    Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:389-98. 2009
    ..In this article, the genesis of evidence-based medicine is discussed to guide plastic surgery in this new revolution in American medicine...
  101. doi request reprint Measuring quality of surgical care: is it attainable?
    Kevin C Chung
    Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:741-9. 2009
    ..They also discuss how the American Society of Plastic Surgeons is engaging national organizations to be part of the solution for this crisis...