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HAND

Publication and official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery

Editor
Michael W. Neumeister, MD, FRCSC, FACS Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, USA


eISSN: 15589455 | ISSN: 15589447 | Current volume: 12 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Bi-monthly

HAND is an internationally peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles written by clinicians detailing current research and clinical work in the field of hand surgery. Combining multidisciplinary expertise from surgical, medical, hand therapy, and other health care professional specialties, HAND publishes original clinical and basic science articles, comprehensive critical reviews and unique case reports related to the management of pathologies in the hand and upper extremity.

HAND is the publication and official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery, the official English language journal of the Asociacion Argentina de Cirugia de la Mano, the official journal of the Romanian Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the official journal of the Brazilian Society of Hand Surgery.

HAND is the publication and official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery, the official English language journal of the Asociacion Argentina de Cirugia de la Mano, the official journal of the Romanian Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the official journal of the Brazilian Society of Hand Surgery.

The American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS) is a unique organization of hand surgery and therapy professionals, and the focus of the AAHS is primarily educational.

The purpose of HAND is to provide an international peer-reviewed journal that combines multidisciplinary expertise from surgical, medical, hand therapy, and other health care professional specialties to advance the quality of care and health of patients with hand and upper extremity pathologies.
HAND is a bimonthly multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that publishes original clinical and basic science articles, comprehensive critical reviews, and unique case reports related to the management of pathologies in the hand and upper extremity. Studies published in HAND involving human subjects must adhere to the ethical guidelines of the 1975 Declaration of Helsinki, have approval by an institutional ethics review board, and have appropriate patient informed consent. Studies involving animal models must adhere to the animal care and use guidelines of the National Institutes of Health and/or the appropriate institutional review board.
Editor-in-Chief
Michael W. Neumeister, MD, FRCSC, FACS Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, USA
Associate Editor, Multimedia Articles
Miguel A. Pirela-Cruz, MD, FACS Texas Tech University, El Paso, Texas, USA
Associate Editor, Rehabilitation and Therapy Articles
Christine B. Novak, PT, PhD University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Associate Editor, Review Articles
Jonathan Isaacs, MD VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
Associate Editor, Pediatric Hand Surgery
Joshua M. Abzug, MD University of Maryland Orthopaedics, Timonium, MD, USA
Editorial Board
Brian D. Adams, MD Baylor University, Houston, TX, USA
Jayant Agarwal, MD University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Peter Amadio, MD Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Gretchen Bachman, CEAS, OTD, OTR/L, MBA, CHT The Orthopedic Clinic Association, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Bruno Battiston, MD Centro Traumatologico, Torino, Italy
Jorge Boretto, MD Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina
James Chang, MD Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Sergio Daroda, MD Clinica Gamma, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Flavio Faloppa, MD Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Carlos Henrique Fernandes, MD Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Alexandru V. Georgescu, MD, PhD Spitalul Clinic de Recuperare, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Gunter Germann, MD, PhD Ethianum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Riccardo Giunta, MD Technische Universitat, München, Germany
Elizabet Hagert, MD, PhD Karolinska Institutet, Hand & Foot Surgery Center, Stockholm, Sweden
Maureen Hardy, PT, MS, CHT St Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson, MS, USA
Michael Hayton, MD Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Lancashire, UK
Mark Henry, MD Wrist and Hand Surgery Center, Houston, TX, USA
Eric Hofmeister, MD Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Jesse Jupiter, MD Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
Ryosuke Kakinoki, MD, PhD Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Isao Koshima, MD The University of Tokyo,Tokyo, Japan
Scott H. Kozin, MD Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Brian Labow, MD, FACS Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
Donald Lalonde, MD Dalhousie University, Saint John, NB, Canada
W.P. Andrew Lee, MD Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
Chih-Hung Lin, MD Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taiwan
Susan E. Mackinnon, MD Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
Ileana Matei, MD University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Rames Mattar, Jr., MD University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Steven McCabe, MD University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Marek Molski, MD, PhD Malia Plastic Surgery Center, Warsaw, Poland
Peter Murray, MD Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Rebecca Neiduski Concordia University, Mequon, WI, USA
A. Lee Osterman, MD, FACS Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia Hand Center, Villanova, PA, USA
Michael Pick, MD Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, USA
Jaiyoung Ryu, MD West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
S. Raj Sabapathy, MS, MCh, DNB, FRCS, Ed MAMS Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Ganga Hospital Coimbatore, India
Michael Sauerbier, MD Main-Taunus Hospitals Hofeim and Bad Soden, Academic Hospital-University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Joseph Upton, MD Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Harvard University, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
Fu-Chan Wei, MD, FACS Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
Founding Editor
Elvin G. Zook, MD Southern Illinois University Plastic Surgery Institute, Springfield, IL, USA
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