Kevin Chung

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. pmc Complications in surgery: root cause analysis and preventive measures
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:1421-7. 2012
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Complications in surgery: root cause analysis and preventive measures
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:1421-7. 2012
    ..These preventive measures can be used alone or together to decrease complications and improve overall patient care...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Maintenance of Certification, maintenance of public trust
    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 127:967-73. 2011
    ....
  24. 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
    ....
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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
    ....
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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
    ....
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. pmc Financial impact of breast reconstruction on an academic surgical practice
    Amy K Alderman
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:1408-13. 2009
    ..The financial reimbursement for breast reconstruction is perceived to be low. The authors evaluated the financial impact of providing breast reconstruction for an academic medical practice and health care system...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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
    ....
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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
    ....
  49. 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
    ....
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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
    ....
  60. 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...
  61. pmc An evidence-based approach to treating thumb carpometacarpal joint arthritis
    Steven C Haase
    Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 5340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:918-25. 2011
    ..This article is not intended to be an exhaustive treatise on the subject. Rather, it is designed to serve as a reference point for further in-depth study by review of the reference articles presented...
  62. doi request reprint Indications for performing carpal tunnel surgery: clinical quality measures
    Melinda A Maggard
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:169-79. 2010
    ..Rates of carpal tunnel surgery vary for unclear reasons. In this study, the authors developed measures determining when surgery is necessary (benefits exceed risks), inappropriate (risks outweigh benefits), or optional...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Volunteering in the developing world: The 2003-2004 Sterling Bunnell Traveling Fellowship to Honduras and Cambodia
    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 29:987-93. 2004
    ..I had the unique opportunities to work in Honduras and Cambodia, 2 countries with rich cultural heritage residing at opposite ends of the world. This report describes my observations and my experiences in these 2 countries...
  66. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing residents' decisions to pursue a career in hand surgery: a national survey
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 29:738-47. 2004
    ..This study aimed to identify factors that persuaded or dissuaded orthopedic and plastic surgery residents in choosing hand surgery as a career...
  67. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of multiple microvascular toe transfers for reconstruction in 2 patients with digitless hands: 2- and 4-year follow-up case reports
    Kevin C Chung
    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 27:652-8. 2002
    ..Until the immunologic problems associated with hand transplantation are solved, multiple toe transfer for total hand reconstruction is a reliable surgical treatment for these patients...
  68. ncbi request reprint Open carpal tunnel release using a 1-centimeter incision: technique and outcomes for 104 patients
    Richard D Klein
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1616-22. 2003
    ..There were no significant changes in Jebsen-Taylor Hand Function Test results or pinch/grip strength. Minimal-incision open carpal tunnel release can be performed safely and is associated with good functional outcomes...
  69. ncbi request reprint Use of eight-hole titanium miniplates for unstable phalangeal fractures
    Catherine M Curtin
    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
    Ann Plast Surg 49:580-6. 2002
    ..Rigid fixation using this system is particularly helpful in initiating early motion in severely crushed fingers with concomitant soft tissue injury...
  70. doi request reprint Applications of statistical tests in hand surgery
    Jae W Song
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1872-81. 2009
    ..In this review, we discuss basic statistical tests to assist the investigator in choosing the correct statistical test and present examples relevant to hand surgery research...
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi request reprint Management of wrist injuries
    Kenji Kawamura
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:73e-89e. 2007
    ..Understand the anatomy and the biomechanical properties of the wrist. 2. Understand the standard examination process for wrist injuries. 3. Accurately diagnose common wrist conditions. 4. Establish a management plan for wrist problems...
  73. ncbi request reprint Systematic reviews: a primer for plastic surgery research
    Zvi Margaliot
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Trillium Health Center, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1834-41. 2007
    ..Because randomized controlled clinical trials are infrequently performed in plastic surgery research, this article will focus on systematic reviews to provide the readers with a useful guide in performing this field of study...
  74. 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...
  75. doi request reprint Could preoperative preferences and expectations influence surgical decision making? Rheumatoid arthritis patients contemplating metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty
    Lisa A Mandl
    Department of Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:175-80. 2008
    ..The goals of this assessment were to elicit rheumatoid arthritis patients' expectations of metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty and to explore how preoperative preferences might influence patients' surgical decision making...
  76. ncbi request reprint A qualitative assessment of rheumatoid hand surgery in various regions of the world
    Sandra V Kotsis
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:649-57. 2005
    ..The purpose of this project was to study the practices of rheumatoid hand surgery from countries in various regions of the world...
  77. doi request reprint Robert William Smith: his life and his contributions to medicine
    Hriday M Shah
    The University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 33:948-51. 2008
    ..At the time of his death, he was the vice president of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. His contributions to the understanding of various pathologic conditions make him an important figure in medicine and in hand surgery...
  78. ncbi request reprint Are plastic surgery advertisements conforming to the ethical codes of the american society of plastic surgeons?
    Sandra V Spilson
    Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, 2130 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1181-6. 2002
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Commentary: severe carpal tunnel syndrome
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 28:645-6. 2003
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic harvest of temporoparietal fascial free flaps for coverage of hand wounds
    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 27:525-33. 2002
    ..Endoscopic harvest of the TPF flap is an ideal solution for covering medium-sized hand defects without potentially prominent scars in the temporal area...
  82. 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...
  83. ncbi request reprint Autonomic dysreflexia: a plastic surgery primer
    Catherine M Curtin
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The University of Michigan Medical Center, 6312 Medical Science Building 1, 1150 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0604, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 51:325-9. 2003
    ..Because this syndrome causes morbidity and mortality, it is crucial for plastic surgeons to be able to recognize and treat autonomic dysreflexia. This article reviews the etiology, symptoms, and treatment of this syndrome...
  84. ncbi request reprint Intrafocal pinning of distal radius fractures: a simplified approach
    Andrew H Rosenthal
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48109 0340, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 48:593-9. 2002
    ..These results were stable at the 11-week follow-up. Intrafocal pinning is a valuable tool in the management of Colles' fractures. It is simple to perform and to teach, and it produces results that are superior to closed reduction alone...
  85. doi request reprint A systematic review of outcomes and complications of vascularized toe joint transfer, silicone arthroplasty, and PyroCarbon arthroplasty for posttraumatic joint reconstruction of the finger
    Lee Squitieri
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1697-707. 2008
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of plastic surgery information on the Internet
    Sameer S Jejurikar
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 49:460-5. 2002
    ..Physicians can assist their patients with specific guidelines to allow them to process information discerningly, thereby diminishing the likelihood that medical decisions are based on misinformation...
  87. 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...
  88. ncbi request reprint The medical Doppler in hand surgery: its scientific basis, applications, and the history of its namesake, Christian Johann Doppler
    Ahmer K Ghori
    The University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:1595-9. 2007
    ..We will present the theories behind the Doppler effect and the history of the person who made this discovery...
  89. 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
    ....
  90. pmc Opinions on the treatment of people with tetraplegia: contrasting perceptions of physiatrists and hand surgeons
    Catherine M Curtin
    Division of Hand Surgery, Stanford University Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:256-62. 2007
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Interpretation of hand signs in Buddhist art
    Ahmer K Ghori
    University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:918-22. 2007
    ..This paper will examine the symbolism behind the six main hand signs and reveal their message, which will be valuable for modern society...
  92. ncbi request reprint Presentation of arthritogenic peptide to antigen-specific T cells by fibroblast-like synoviocytes
    Chinh N Tran
    University of Michigan Rheumatic Disease Core Center, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1497-506. 2007
    ..To assess the ability of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) fibroblast-like synoviocytes (FLS) to function as antigen-presenting cells (APCs) for arthritogenic autoantigens found within inflamed joint tissues...
  93. 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...
  94. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for the improvement of hand injury care across the world
    Joseph J Dias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester, The Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, UK
    Injury 37:1078-82. 2006
    ..The paper explores what needs to be done, the time frame for improvement and how this may be achieved. The strategy developed needs to remain sensitive to the local needs and capacity...
  95. ncbi request reprint Hand fractures and their management: an international view
    Michael L Bernstein
    Section of Plastic 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 37:1043-8. 2006
    ..An overview of how different health care systems are likely to manage these injuries will assist health care providers in choosing the most appropriate treatment method...
  96. ncbi request reprint William Darrach, MD: his life and his contribution to hand surgery
    Frank H Lau
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1056-60. 2006
    ..His contributions to education, hand surgery, and fracture treatment methodology make him an important figure in medicine...
  97. ncbi request reprint A decision-analysis model to diagnose feigned hand weakness
    Ahmer K Ghori
    University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:1638-43. 2007
    ..Among these, computerized measure of grip is the most specific; therefore, it is the best second-line test...
  98. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of thumb loss complicated by skin defects in the thumb-index web space by combined transplantation of free tissues
    Cun yi Fan
    Department of Orthopaedics, Shanghai 6th People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    J Hand Surg Am 31:236-41. 2006
    ..To introduce a new technique of 1-stage reconstruction for thumb loss complicated by thumb-index web space contracture and to report its clinical effectiveness...
  99. 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...
  100. ncbi request reprint Treatment of complex below-the-elbow gunshot wounds
    Robert L Rodrigues
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 56:122-7. 2006
    ..The average length of inpatient stay was 8.9 days (median, 7 days). The use of this protocol by a single surgical specialty allows efficient reconstruction, short hospital stays, and early initiation of rehabilitation...
  101. doi request reprint Treatment of scaphoid fractures and nonunions
    Kenji Kawamura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 33:988-97. 2008
    ..This article reviews current concepts regarding the treatment of scaphoid fractures and nonunions...

Research Grants7

  1. An Outcome Study of Rheumatoid Hand Arthroplasty
    Kevin Chung; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Most importantly, this project will combine the experiences of both surgery and rheumatology services to jointly evaluate this surgical procedure. ..