M M Al-Qattan

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Open reduction and cerclage wire fixation for long oblique/spiral fractures of the proximal phalanx of the fingers
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:170-3. 2008
  2. pmc A giant multi-lobed osteochondroma of the phalanx in an adult: A case report
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    The Division of Plastic Surgery at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia The Division of Plastic Surgery at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 31:10-13. 2016
  3. pmc A delayed foreign body granuloma associated with polypropylene sutures used in tendon transfer. A case report
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    The Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia National Hospital Care, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 26:118-20. 2016
  4. pmc Salter-Harris type IV fracture of the proximal phalanx of the thumb with rotation of the epiphysis: Outcome 10 years following open reduction and K-wire fixation
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    From the Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 31:14-16. 2016
  5. doi request reprint The pathogenesis of congenital radial head dislocation/subluxation
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Gene 586:69-76. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Conventional and Cellular Atypical Lipomas of the Hand and Forearm: A Report of 9 Cases
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 41:e85-9. 2016
  7. pmc Type I locking of the metacarpophalangeal joint: A case report
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery at King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 23:120-3. 2016
  8. doi request reprint Defining the Indications of Pedicled Groin and Abdominal Flaps in Hand Reconstruction in the Current Microsurgery Era
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 41:917-27. 2016
  9. pmc The postauricular fasciocutaneous flap with an adipofascial extension: A case report
    Mohammed M Al-Qattan
    From the Department of Surgery, King Saud University, PO Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia National Hospital Care, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 29:165-167. 2016
  10. pmc Trigger Wrist and Carpal tunnel syndrome caused by a flexor tendon-related ganglion in a teenager: A case report
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    The Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 30:86-88. 2016

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  1. doi request reprint Open reduction and cerclage wire fixation for long oblique/spiral fractures of the proximal phalanx of the fingers
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:170-3. 2008
    ..Cerclage wire fixation is an acceptable technique of fixation for these fractures...
  2. pmc A giant multi-lobed osteochondroma of the phalanx in an adult: A case report
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    The Division of Plastic Surgery at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia The Division of Plastic Surgery at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 31:10-13. 2016
    ..Solitary osteochondromas of the adult hand are extremely rare. We present a case of a giant multi-lobed osteochondroma of the phalanx in an adult. No similar cases were found in the literature...
  3. pmc A delayed foreign body granuloma associated with polypropylene sutures used in tendon transfer. A case report
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    The Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia National Hospital Care, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 26:118-20. 2016
    ..A delayed foreign body reaction to polypropylene sutures has not been previously reported following tendon repair...
  4. pmc Salter-Harris type IV fracture of the proximal phalanx of the thumb with rotation of the epiphysis: Outcome 10 years following open reduction and K-wire fixation
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    From the Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 31:14-16. 2016
    ..We report on a case of Salter-Harris type IV fracture of the proximal phalanx of the thumb with rotation of the epiphysis and document the outcome 10 years after surgery...
  5. doi request reprint The pathogenesis of congenital radial head dislocation/subluxation
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Gene 586:69-76. 2016
    ..Finally, the clinical relevance of our review is discussed. ..
  6. doi request reprint Conventional and Cellular Atypical Lipomas of the Hand and Forearm: A Report of 9 Cases
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 41:e85-9. 2016
    ..To report a case series of atypical lipomas of the hand and forearm and review the literature to define the clinical presentation, surgical approach, and postoperative complications including recurrence...
  7. pmc Type I locking of the metacarpophalangeal joint: A case report
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery at King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 23:120-3. 2016
    ..The condition is usually seen in the index and middle fingers when the normal osseous prominence or degenerative osteophytes of the radial condyle of the metacarpal head catches the accessory collateral ligaments of the MCPJ...
  8. doi request reprint Defining the Indications of Pedicled Groin and Abdominal Flaps in Hand Reconstruction in the Current Microsurgery Era
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 41:917-27. 2016
    ..These indications are discussed along with clinical examples. ..
  9. pmc The postauricular fasciocutaneous flap with an adipofascial extension: A case report
    Mohammed M Al-Qattan
    From the Department of Surgery, King Saud University, PO Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia National Hospital Care, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 29:165-167. 2016
    ..A complex defect on the anterior surface of the ear requires flap cover; such as the postauricular skin flap. The postauricular skin flap has never been used with an adipofascial extension...
  10. pmc Trigger Wrist and Carpal tunnel syndrome caused by a flexor tendon-related ganglion in a teenager: A case report
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    The Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 30:86-88. 2016
    ..Trigger wrist is a rare entity and is usually seen in adults. Trigger wrist in children and teenagers is extremely rare...
  11. doi request reprint Pollicization of the index finger requiring secondary fusion of the new metacarpophalangeal joint
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 41:295-300. 2016
    ..These encouraging results warrant a prospective long term study on various conditions that are considered as 'relative' contraindications to the pollicization procedure.Level evidence: IV Therapeutic (case series). ..
  12. doi request reprint A Delayed Allergic Reaction to Polypropylene Suture Used in Flexor Tendon Repair: Case Report
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Departments of Surgery and Pathology, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 40:1377-81. 2015
    ..We also review the literature and aim to increase the awareness of hand surgeons to the presentation, diagnosis, and management of these rare cases...
  13. doi request reprint Use of the Volar Plate of the Distal Interphalangeal Joint as a Distally Based Flap in Flexor Tendon Surgery
    Mohammed M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 41:287-90. 2016
    ..The current communication discusses the technique and its potential complications. Initial clinical experience is encouraging and the volar plate flap technique may take its place in flexor tendon surgery. ..
  14. doi request reprint A review of phalangeal neck fractures in children
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Injury 46:935-44. 2015
    ..The paper also aims to introduce an extended classification of phalangeal neck fractures and to explain the clinical relevance of the extended classification. ..
  15. pmc A novel missense mutation in the TBX5 gene in a Saudi infant with Holt-Oram syndrome
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia E mail
    Saudi Med J 36:980-2. 2015
    ..Previously reported cases of the Holt-Oram syndrome caused by missense mutations were reviewed and their phenotypes were compared with the phenotype of our patient. ..
  16. doi request reprint Six Cases of Myofibroma--The Adult Counterpart of Infantile Myofibromatosis: Case Report
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Department of Pathology, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 41:251-6. 2016
    ..Histologically, the tumor is composed of highly cellular myofibroblast proliferation and is strongly positive to smooth muscle actin immune stain. The recurrence rate after excision is low...
  17. doi request reprint Molecular basis of the clinical features of Holt-Oram syndrome resulting from missense and extended protein mutations of the TBX5 gene as well as TBX5 intragenic duplications
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Gene 560:129-36. 2015
    ..Finally, the molecular basis of other concurrent anomalies (chest wall, craniofacial, vertebral, and lung anomalies) is reviewed. ..
  18. doi request reprint Formation of normal interdigital web spaces in the hand revisited: implications for the pathogenesis of syndactyly in humans and experimental animals
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 39:491-8. 2014
    ..Furthermore, the concept of web creation by differential growth is introduced along with the discussion of the latest research in molecular biology and genetics on the topic. ..
  19. doi request reprint Central and ulnar cleft hands: a review of concurrent deformities in a series of 47 patients and their pathogenesis
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 39:510-9. 2014
    ..The author's hypothesis of pathogenesis for both types of clefts and their concurrent deformities is then offered. ..
  20. doi request reprint Marked resorption of the thumb proximal phalanx following open reduction and K-wire fixation of a phalangeal neck fracture in a child: case report
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 40:688-91. 2015
    ..There was progressive resorption of the proximal but not the distal fracture fragment. Successful reconstruction was obtained using a non-vascularized iliac crest bone graft. ..
  21. pmc A solitary fibrous tumor of the upper limb
    Bisher N Al-Shanawani
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia E mail
    Saudi Med J 36:236-8. 2015
    ..He remains disease-free at the 3-year follow-up interval. The report aims to increase the awareness of the criteria for the histological diagnosis of SFT, as well as the principles of their surgical excision and follow-up.  ..
  22. doi request reprint Re-repair of ruptured primary flexor tendon repairs in Zones I and II of the fingers in children
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 40:271-5. 2015
    ..The results were worse than other paediatric series of primary flexor tendon repairs. Using the Strickland-Glogovac criteria, there was only one excellent outcome, the remaining nine being either a good (n = 5) or fair (n = 4) outcome. ..
  23. doi request reprint Two-staged extensor tendon reconstruction for zone 6 extensor tendon loss of the fingers: indications, technique and results
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 40:276-80. 2015
    ..However, minor extension lags (10°-15°) at the metacarpophalangeal joints were seen in 15 out of 19 reconstructed fingers. ..
  24. doi request reprint Nodular fasciitis of the hand: excision preserving 'vital' structures
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 39:881-4. 2014
    ..Over a 20-year period, the author has treated four cases of nodular fasciitis of the hand using this management approach. Despite the positive margins in all cases, there were no recurrences at a minimum follow-up interval of 3 years. ..
  25. doi request reprint Embryology of familial (non-syndromic) brachydactyly of the hand
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 39:926-33. 2014
    ..We review the embryology of isolated familial brachydactyly with special attention to these two features. ..
  26. doi request reprint Concurrent dorsal dimelia in 160 consecutive patients with congenital anomalies of the hands and feet
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 39:958-65. 2014
    ..It is concluded that dorsal dimelia in humans is not as rare as it is generally thought to be, and that it may be viewed as an error of dorso-ventral patterning, which occurs in the same distribution as other concurrent anomalies. ..
  27. doi request reprint Chronic hand infections
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Medical College of Al Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 39:1636-45. 2014
    ..Each type of deep fungal infection has a "classic" presentation and this is emphasized. Finally, common chronic viral infections of the hand include warts and orf. ..
  28. doi request reprint Limb regeneration in salamanders and digital tip regeneration in experimental mice: implications for the hand surgeon
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 39:989-93. 2014
    ..This article briefly reviews the biology of limb regeneration in salamanders and experimental mice, with special emphasis on implications for hand surgery...
  29. ncbi request reprint Expression of familial middle-ring-little finger syndactyly as either simple syndactyly or synpolydactyly
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 31:118-20. 2006
    ..A family with middle-ring-little finger syndactyly is reported to demonstrate that the responsible autosomal gene may be expressed as either simple syndactyly or synpolydactyly...
  30. ncbi request reprint Technical modifications and extended applications of the distally based adipofascial flap for dorsal digital defects
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 52:168-73. 2004
    ..The series also showed uneventful healing of compound fractures covered by the flap, indicating flap reliability to cover exposed fractures. Finally, the study demonstrated the feasibility of using the flap as a cross-finger flap...
  31. doi request reprint The clinical features of ulnar polydactyly in a middle eastern population
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:47-52. 2008
    ..It was concluded that the Saudi clinical presentation of ulnar polydactyly is somewhat different epidemiologically and lies between the African and Caucasian forms...
  32. doi request reprint A review of burns related to traditions, social habits, religious activities, festivals and traditional medical practices
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Burns 35:476-81. 2009
    ..These injuries are not only interesting (being nation-specific) but are also important with regards to implementation of preventive measures in various countries around the world...
  33. doi request reprint Neglected nonunion of phalangeal neck fractures of the thumb in children: the outcome of delayed bone grafting in adulthood
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 68:276-8. 2012
    ..It was concluded that delayed bone grafting of neglected nonunions of pediatric phalangeal neck fractures of the thumb is a worthwhile procedure and has a high satisfaction rate...
  34. ncbi request reprint Refinements in the technique of 'awake' electrical nerve stimulation in the management of chronic low ulnar nerve injuries
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, PO Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Injury 35:1110-5. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Vicryl Rapide versus Vicryl suture in skin closure of the hand in children: a randomized prospective study
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 30:90-1. 2005
    ..It is concluded that Vicryl Rapide sutures are more suitable than Vicryl ones in paediatric hand surgery...
  36. ncbi request reprint Elbow flexion reconstruction by Steindler flexorplasty in obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 30:424-7. 2005
    ..It is concluded that the results of the Steindler flexorplasty in obstetric brachial plexus palsy patients are good and reliable, provided patient selection is careful...
  37. ncbi request reprint Identification of the spinal accessory nerve within the surgical field during primary exploration of the brachial plexus in infants with obstetric palsy
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 30:808-11. 2005
    ..This report describes our technique for identifying the spinal accessory nerve during primary exploration of the brachial plexus in infants with obstetric palsy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Phalangeal neck fractures in adults
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 31:484-8. 2006
    ..One patient had a Type III fracture (the displaced distal fragment was rotated 180 degrees with no bone-to-bone contact with the proximal fragment). The fracture required open reduction and K-wire fixation and the final result was poor...
  39. doi request reprint The cross-digital dorsal adipofascial flap
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 60:150-3. 2008
    ..One patient had nonadherence of the nail plate. All other patients were happy with the esthetic appearance of the hand following reconstruction...
  40. doi request reprint The triad of multiple metacarpal fractures and/or dislocations of the fingers, severe hand swelling and clinical evidence of acute median nerve dysfunction
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:298-304. 2008
    ..The final mean total active motion of the fingers was 243 degrees , 230 degrees and 250 degrees in displaced distal, middle and proximal impact fractures, respectively. All patients were able to return back to work...
  41. doi request reprint The use of a combination of cerclage and unicortical interosseous loop dental wires for long oblique/spiral metacarpal shaft fractures
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:728-31. 2008
    ..The advantages of dental wire fixation were discussed and compared to those of lag screws...
  42. doi request reprint The relative incidence of fractures at the base of the proximal phalanx of the fingers in children
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:465-8. 2008
    ..Other fractures observed included Salter-Harris type I (4%), Salter-Harris type IV (5%), juxta-epiphyseal type I (8%), transverse metaphyseal (2%) and oblique metaphyseal (2%)...
  43. doi request reprint Phalangeal neck fractures with concurrent vascular injury
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:104-9. 2009
    ..Phalangeal neck fractures with concurrent vascular injury should raise a "red flag" and outcomes may be limited, despite management in a specialist hand surgery facility...
  44. doi request reprint The relative incidence of fractures at the base of the proximal phalanx of the thumb in children
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, and King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:110-4. 2009
    ..After excluding one patient, in whom the type of fracture could not be determined, the most common fracture in the remaining 57 cases was the Salter-Harris type II fracture (72%), followed by the juxta-epiphyseal type II fracture (18%)...
  45. doi request reprint Flexor tendon repair in zone 2 using a six-strand 'figure of eight' suture
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:322-8. 2009
    ..One repair (2%) ruptured. In the remaining 49 repairs, the result was considered excellent in 39 (78%) and good in 10 (20%) using the Strickland and Glogovac grading system...
  46. doi request reprint A new technique of flexor profundus repair in the distal part of zone I: inclusion of the palmar plate
    M M Al-Qattan
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:459-63. 2010
    ..All patients achieved an excellent or good outcome...
  47. doi request reprint Finger zone II flexor tendon repair in children (5-10 years of age) using three 'figure of eight' sutures followed by immediate active mobilization
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 36:291-6. 2011
    ..There were no ruptures. The final outcome was excellent in 46 fingers (85%) and good in the remaining eight fingers (15%) using the Strickland-Glogovac criteria...
  48. doi request reprint A biomechanical study of flexor tendon repair in zone II: comparing a combined grasping and locking core suture technique to its grasping and locking components
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Injury 42:1300-2. 2011
    ..In this article, a combined (grasping and locking) repair was compared biomechanically to its grasping and locking components...
  49. doi request reprint Complications related to Artecoll injections for soft tissue augmentation of the hand: 3 case reports
    M M Al-Qattan
    Plastic Surgery Division, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 36:994-7. 2011
    ..All 3 patients had late-onset granuloma reactions, and the acute attacks were successfully treated with local injections of triamcinolone. However, recurrent reactions and hypopigmentation at the injection sites were noted...
  50. doi request reprint Saw injuries causing phalangeal neck fractures in adults
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 69:38-40. 2012
    ..It was concluded that adult phalangeal neck fractures caused by saws is a separate entity from the previously reported series of closed phalangeal neck fractures in adults...
  51. doi request reprint Tuberculosis of the hand
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1413-21; quiz 1422. 2011
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Fanconi anemia with concurrent thumb polydactyly and dorsal dimelia: a case report with discussion of embryology
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 70:116-8. 2013
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Pollicisation of the index finger without interosseous muscle or extensor tendon repositioning in isolated thumb hypoplasia/aplasia
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 37:258-62. 2012
    ..The results of our retrospective study warrant further investigation of these tendon transfers in a prospective comparative long-term study...
  54. doi request reprint Tendon transfer for radial nerve palsy: a single tendon to restore finger extension as well as thumb extension/radial abduction
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 37:855-62. 2012
    ..More interesting was the ability of all patients to flex their fingers with only mild relaxation of the extended/abducted thumb...
  55. doi request reprint Preaxial polydactyly of the upper limb viewed as a spectrum of severity of embryonic events
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 71:118-24. 2013
    ..In this paper, the development of this axis is detailed and all molecular events that are known to lead to PPD are reviewed. Finally, based on the review, PPD is viewed as a spectrum of severity of embryonic events...
  56. doi request reprint Update on embryology of the upper limb
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 38:1835-44. 2013
    ..Finally, the embryogenesis of various congenital hand anomalies is delineated with an emphasis on the pathogenetic basis for each anomaly. ..
  57. doi request reprint Collagenoma in a child with tuberous sclerosis complex causing carpal tunnel syndrome and thumb overgrowth: case report
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 38:1976-9. 2013
    ..No recurrence of the symptoms was observed during the 1-year follow-up after surgery. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of a deep collagenoma in any anatomical location. ..
  58. doi request reprint Nonunion without avascular necrosis of finger phalangeal neck fractures in children: report of 4 cases
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 39:1529-34. 2014
    ..However, there was residual stiffness of the injured finger. ..
  59. pmc Salamander-derived, human-optimized nAG protein suppresses collagen synthesis and increases collagen degradation in primary human fibroblasts
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia College of Medicine Research Center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Biomed Res Int 2013:384091. 2013
    ..Furthermore, nAG had an inhibitory effect on proliferation of transfected fibroblasts. It was concluded that nAG suppresses collagen through multiple effects. ..
  60. pmc Median nerve to biceps nerve transfer to restore elbow flexion in obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia Medical College, King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Biomed Res Int 2014:854084. 2014
    ..Following the nerve transfer, nine children recovered elbow flexion (a score of 6 in one child and a score of 7 in eight children by the Toronto scale). The remaining child did not recover elbow flexion. ..
  61. pmc Obstetric brachial plexus palsy: the mallet grading system for shoulder function--revisited
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery and Obstetrics, King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Biomed Res Int 2014:398121. 2014
    ..It was concluded that documenting the deficits in shoulder abduction and external rotation are best done separately and this can be accomplished by using other grading systems. ..
  62. doi request reprint Molecular basis of the clinical features of Al-Awadi-Raas-Rothschild (limb/pelvis/uterus-hypoplasia/aplasia) syndrome (AARRS) and Fuhrmann syndrome
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Am J Med Genet A 161:2274-80. 2013
    ..Based on this review, these mutations will be classified into two main groups of phenotypes: Fuhrmann and AARRS phenotypes in which there is partial and complete loss of WNT7A functions, respectively...
  63. doi request reprint The "double wrist flexor" tendon transfer for radial nerve palsy
    Mohammad Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 71:34-6. 2013
    ..It was concluded that this "double wrist flexor" transfer remains to be an acceptable option for high radial nerve palsy when the pronator teres, flexor digitorum superficialis, and the palmaris longus tendons are not available...
  64. doi request reprint Extraarticular fractures of the middle phalanx with no associated tendon injury or extensive skin loss: the "soft-tissue crush" as a prognostic factor
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 70:280-3. 2013
    ..It was concluded that severe swelling and superficial skin injury significantly affect the outcome of type I extraarticular fractures of the middle phalanx treated by closed reduction and longitudinal Kirschner wire fixation...
  65. doi request reprint The ubiquitin/SUMO pathway and radial ray deficiency syndromes
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 70:240-5. 2013
    ..In this article, these syndromes are reviewed with special attention to their relationship with the ubiquitin/SUMO pathway. This opens a new insight into the pathogenesis of radial ray deficiency syndromes...
  66. doi request reprint Suture purchase length: a biomechanical study of flexor tendon repair in newborn lambs
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 38:62-5. 2013
    ..The dimensions of flexor tendons in these lambs are similar to those of children younger than 2 years...
  67. doi request reprint A closed phalangeal neck fracture with 180-degree rotation of the phalangeal head and concurrent displaced Salter-Harris II fracture
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 69:35-7. 2012
    ..The blood supply of the phalangeal head in that scenario is discussed along with precautions that should be taken during open reduction and internal fixation to avoid avascular necrosis of the phalangeal head...
  68. doi request reprint Anthropometry of the Saudi Arabian nose
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Craniofac Surg 23:821-4. 2012
    ..It was concluded that the Saudi nose has several unique features when compared with other races including other Middle Eastern populations...
  69. doi request reprint Patient-reported outcomes after Silastic replacement of the trapezium for osteoarthritis
    N G Burke
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 37:263-8. 2012
    ..05). Silicone trapezium replacement remains a good option for patients with painful trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis that has not responded to nonoperative management...
  70. doi request reprint Zone I flexor profundus tendon repair in children 5-10 years of age using 3 "figure of eight" sutures followed by immediate active mobilization
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 68:29-32. 2012
    ..It was concluded that the 6-strand figure of 8 suture technique may be used in pediatric zone I injuries and it is strong enough to allow safe early postoperative active mobilization in the 5- to 10-year age group children...
  71. ncbi request reprint The "beggar's" hand and the "unshakable" hand in children with total obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1947-52. 2002
    ..However, the functional gain was never enough to dramatically improve the daily use of the limb. The contralateral normal limb remained the dominant one for all daily activities, including writing and eating...
  72. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the motor power in older children with obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 28:46-9. 2003
    ..The King Saud University (KSU) muscle grading system used for assessing the upper limb in older children with obstetric brachial plexus palsy is presented and compared to other muscle grading systems...
  73. ncbi request reprint Tendon transfer to reconstruct wrist extension in children with obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 28:153-7. 2003
    ..The choice of tendon transfer to reconstruct the wrist drop deformity in various conditions including adult traumatic brachial plexus injuries is discussed...
  74. ncbi request reprint Classification of secondary shoulder deformities in obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 28:483-6. 2003
    ..Shoulder deformities are the most frequent sequelae of birth palsy. In this paper, previous classification systems for secondary shoulder deformities are reviewed and a new classification is offered...
  75. ncbi request reprint Latissimus dorsi transfer for external rotation weakness of the shoulder in obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 28:487-90. 2003
    ..In the remaining 10 children, the mean active external rotation was 30 degrees (range, 20-60 degrees ), mean shoulder abduction was 140 degrees (range, 90-170 degrees ), and all children had achieved a modified Mallet score of 4...
  76. ncbi request reprint Acquired localized subcutaneous cavernous vascular malformations of the hand
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 29:139-43. 2004
    ..A painful mass was the most common presenting symptom. Calcification within the malformation was noted radiologically in one-third of the patients. Patients were managed with simple excision of the symptomatic lesions with no recurrence...
  77. ncbi request reprint On the emerging evidence of a new category of duplication in the human hand: the dorsoventral duplication
    M M Al Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1233-7. 2004
  78. ncbi request reprint A unique fracture pattern of the proximal phalanx in children: fractures through the phalangeal neck with an attached dorsal bony flange
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, POB 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Injury 35:1185-91. 2004
    ..The remaining two children with type III fractures were treated with open reduction and internal fixation with an excellent outcome. Differences between these fractures and the classic phalangeal neck fractures are discussed...
  79. ncbi request reprint Remodelling in a malunited phalangeal neck fracture
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, POB 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Injury 35:1207-10. 2004
  80. ncbi request reprint The middle phalanx in Poland syndrome
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saudi University and King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 54:160-4. 2005
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Fabrication of silicone oral splints for severe burn microstomia in children
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Burns 31:217-9. 2005
    ..Advantages of the silicone splint when compared to standard acrylic splints are discussed...
  82. ncbi request reprint An alternative approach for correction of constricted ears of moderate severity
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Br J Plast Surg 58:389-93. 2005
    ..No recurrence of the cupping deformity was observed (follow up ranged from 6 months to 4 years with a mean of 2 years) and this was attributed to the use of a 'mastoid hitch' as an adjunctive technique to prevent recurrence...
  83. ncbi request reprint De-epithelialized cross-finger flaps versus adipofascial turnover flaps for the reconstruction of small complex dorsal digital defects: a comparative analysis
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 30:549-57. 2005
    ..To compare the results of 2 reconstructive options (the de-epithelialized cross-finger flap vs the adipofascial turnover flap) for coverage of small complex dorsal digital defects...
  84. ncbi request reprint The use of adipofascial turnover flaps for coverage of complex dorsal ring finger defects caused by electric burns
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh POB 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Burns 31:643-6. 2005
    ..It was concluded that adipofascial turnover flaps were not only reliable in these electrical injuries, but also had several advantages when compared with other flaps commonly used to reconstruct dorsal digital defects...
  85. ncbi request reprint Lower-limb reconstruction utilizing the reverse sural artery flap-gastrocnemius muscle cuff technique
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 55:174-8. 2005
    ..Other technical tips to ensure a successful outcome are also discussed...
  86. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of glomus tumours of the hand
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, King Fahad National Guard Hospital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 30:535-40. 2005
    ..Based on the results of the current study and the cost of MRI, the senior author has stopped ordering pre-operative MRIs in patients clinically diagnosed with a glomus tumour...
  87. ncbi request reprint On the neglected entity of unilateral gynecomastia
    Mohammed Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, PO Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 55:255-7. 2005
    ..All patients underwent subcutaneous mastectomy, and histologic examination confirmed the diagnosis. Finally, the literature on unilateral gynecomastia was reviewed...
  88. ncbi request reprint Classification of benign fatty tumours of the upper limb
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Hand Surg 10:43-59. 2005
    ..Finally, the authors review 67 patients with benign fatty tumours of the upper limb and provide clinical examples of these tumours including their characteristic histological and radiological features...
  89. ncbi request reprint Air gun pellet injuries of the hand
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 31:178-81. 2006
    ..Immediate postoperative mobilization resulted in full range of motion in all patients. In conclusion, pellets produce a different injury pattern, with a more benign course, than other types of bullet injury...
  90. ncbi request reprint Use of the medial upper arm fascia to bridge biceps tendon defects
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 31:334-6. 2006
    ..This option is considered most suitable for patients who require simultaneous pedicled latissimus dorsi flap coverage of concurrent traumatic complex anterior elbow defects...
  91. ncbi request reprint Arteriovenous vascular malformations confined to the hand: an algorithm of management based on a new classification
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 31:266-73. 2006
    ..This paper is a retrospective review of 13 patients with arteriovenous malformations of the hand who were managed using an algorithm of treatment which considered the clinical presentation and the anatomical structure of the lesion...
  92. ncbi request reprint Metacarpal shaft fractures of the fingers: treatment with interosseous loop wire fixation and immediate postoperative finger mobilisation in a wrist splint
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 31:377-82. 2006
    ..It was concluded that interosseous loop wire fixation of metacarpal shaft fractures is rigid enough to allow immediate postoperative finger mobilisation in a wrist splint and achieve good functional results...
  93. ncbi request reprint Bilateral incomplete cleft lip
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:782-3. 2006
  94. ncbi request reprint The anatomical site of constriction of the median nerve in patients with severe idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Br 31:608-10. 2006
    ..These intraoperative findings were compared with the "narrowest" point of the carpal canal as determined by anatomical and radiological studies in the literature...
  95. ncbi request reprint Factors in the pathogenesis of Dupuytren's contracture
    Mohammad M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1527-34. 2006
    ..The current report attempts to summarize many of these findings together in a schema of pathogenesis...
  96. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment and results in 17 cases of open lacerations of the extensor hallucis longus tendon
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, P O Box 18097, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:360-7. 2007
    ..There is a scarcity of information on extensor hallucis longus tendon injuries and published studies frequently offer conflicting treatment recommendations and results...
  97. ncbi request reprint The reverse sural fasciomusculocutaneous "mega-high" flap: a study of 20 consecutive flaps for lower-limb reconstruction
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 58:513-6. 2007
    ..Primary wound healing of the flap was noted in all patients confirming its reliability. Indications and technical hints to ensure successful reconstruction are discussed...
  98. ncbi request reprint The reverse sural artery adipofasciomuscular flap for the reconstruction of a heel sinus with underlying calcaneal osteomyelitis
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 58:688-90. 2007
    ..In an attempt to reduce the donor-site morbidity, we describe the use of the adipofasciomuscular reverse sural artery flap in a patient with a heel sinus and underlying calcaneal osteomyelitis...
  99. ncbi request reprint The "central" approach for single-stage debulking of the reverse sural artery fasciomusculocutaneous flap
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 59:225-6. 2007
    ..The technique has several advantages such as providing wide exposure and single-stage debulking of large flaps without the risk of vascular compromise. The only disadvantage is the extra scar in the middle of the flap...
  100. ncbi request reprint The reverse sural artery fasciomusculocutaneous flap for small lower-limb defects: the use of the gastrocnemius muscle cuff as a plug for small bony defects following debridement of infected/necrotic bone
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 59:307-10. 2007
    ..It was concluded that the reverse sural artery fasciomusculocutaneous flap is well suited for small complex lower-limb defects with underlying bone pathology...
  101. ncbi request reprint Congenital duplication of the palm syndrome
    M M Al-Qattan
    Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Plast Surg 59:341-3. 2007
    ....