Amanda Higgins

Amanda Higgins
Dalhousie University | Dal · Division of Plastic Surgery

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Meredith Roman’s Opposing Jim Crow examines Soviet state-sponsored antiracism in the interwar years by highlighting party and trade-union officials’ focus on the American system of racial apartheid. Unlike other works of Soviet antiracism that focus on the lived experiences of African Americans in the Soviet Union, Roman seeks to present Soviet ant...
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Wide-awake flexor tendon repair in tourniquet-free unsedated patients permits intraoperative Total Active Movement examination (iTAMe) of the freshly repaired flexor tendon. This technique has permitted the intraoperative observation of tendon repair gapping induced by active movement when the core suture is tied too loosely. The gap can be repaire...
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The Wide-Awake Approach to Dupuytren's contracture involves fasciectomy under local anesthetic with epinephrine and no tourniquet. The goal of this study is to show that the Wide-Awake Approach produces equivalent outcomes to fasciectomy under general anesthetic with a tourniquet, with fewer risks to the patient. A multicenter retrospective review...
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The elective use of low-dose epinephrine in hand surgery has allowed for the performance of simple operative procedures with tourniquet-free pure local anesthesia (the wide-awake approach). The absence of general anesthesia or sedation has, in turn, allowed for the observation of how quickly the sensorimotor cortex adapts following procedures such...

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