Surgical technique| Volume 42, ISSUE 5, P395.e1-395.e5, May 2017

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Modified McCash Technique for Management of Dupuytren Contracture

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      Despite recent advancements in the nonsurgical treatment for Dupuytren contracture, a number of patients remain poor nonsurgical candidates or elect for surgical management. The traditional McCash technique releases contractures while leaving open palmar wounds. Although successful in alleviating contractures, these wounds are traditionally large, transverse incisions across the palm. A modification of this technique has been performed that permits the surgeon to utilize smaller wounds while eliminating debilitating contractures.

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      • Erratum
        Journal of Hand SurgeryVol. 42Issue 7
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          In the article by Lesiak et al in the May 2017 issue of The Journal of Hand Surgery (“Modified McCash Technique for Management of Dupuytren Contracture”, Vol. 42, No. 5, p. 395.e1-5), the second author’s name was misspelled. The correct spelling is “Nicole J. Jarrett.” The authors regret this error.
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