Hand
1. Comparison of Custom-made Versus Prefabricated Thumb Splinting for Carpometacarpal Arthrosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Aslan Baradaran; Ashkan Baradaran; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Amir R. Kachooei; Michael Rivlin; Pedro Beredjiklian

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 478-485

Abstract
  Background: The goal of this study was to compare the two types of orthoses, prefabricated soft splints versus shortthermoplastic custom-made splints, that are the most commonly used for the management of first carpometacarpal(CMC) osteoarthritis (OA).Methods: We conducted a meta-analysis and systematic ...  Read More

Hand
2. Topiramate-induced Neuropathy Mimicking Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Case Report

Jigar S. Gandhi; Michael Rivlin

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 78-81

Abstract
  Carpel tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition in which median nerve compression results in paresthesias and pain in thewrist and hand. We are going to report a rare case of topiramate-induced neuropathy which clinically resembles CTS.Discontinuation of topiramate resulted in spontaneous resolution of numbness, ...  Read More

3. Tailoring Tendon Transfer Surgery and Rehabilitation for a Musician: A Case Study

Cynthia Watkins; Michael Rivlin; Pedro Beredjiklian

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 181-184

Abstract
     Tendon transfers in hand patients are a commonly performed procedure after extensor tendon rupture. However, the standard side to side technique is not applicable in every patient. We present a case of a musician with unique demands to demonstrate the option to customize surgical technique ...  Read More