1. Surgical Excision as the First Therapeutic Choice in Single-muscle Hemangiomas: a Case Series

Khodamorad Jamshidi; Milad Haji Agha Bozorgi; Hassan Assad Kassir; Alireza Mirzaei

Volume 8, Issue 3 , May 2020, , Pages 439-444

  Background: Conservative management is generally the primary treatment for intramuscular hemangimas. However,many patients will require surgery later in their life, after suffering a long period of pain. We aimed to evaluate theoncologic and functional outcomes of surgery as the initial treatment of ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
2. Do Patient Preferences Influence Surgeon Recommendations for Treatment?

Lisanne J. H. Smits; Suzanne C. Wilkens; David Ring; Thierry G. Guitton; Neal C. Chen

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 118-135

  Background: When the best treatment option is uncertain, a patient’s preference based on personal values should bethe source of most variation in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. Unexplained surgeon-to-surgeon variation intreatment for hand and upper extremity conditions suggests that ...  Read More