Peter Soult Chang

Peter Soult Chang
University of Saskatchewan | U of S · Department of Surgery

MD CCFP FRCS(C)

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Over 70% of Canadian carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) operations are performed outside of the main operating room (OR) with field sterility and surgeon-administered pure local anesthesia [LeBlanc et al., Hand 2(4):173-8, 14]. Is main OR sterility necessary to avoid infection for this operation? This study evaluates the infection rate in carpal tunnel r...
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Purpose: More than 70% of Canadian carpal tunnel operations are now performed outside of the main operating room with field sterility (1). Main OR sterility comes with a fourfold cost in money, and generates considerably more garbage (see figure 1). Is main OR sterility really necessary to avoid infection? This study evaluates the infection rate in...
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To examine prospectively the incidence of digital infarction and phentolamine rescue in a large series of patients in whom local anesthesia with adrenaline was injected electively into the hand and fingers. There continues to be a commonly held belief that epinephrine injection is contraindicated in the finger despite a lack of valid evidence to su...
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High-voltage electrical burns involving the extremities may cause marked loss of skin and subcutaneous tissue exposing underlying bone and tendon. Treatment of electrical burns has historically involved serial debridement with late wound closure. Success has been reported with the use of microvascular free-flap transfer within three days of injury....
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A case is presented which confirms that the abnormal vascular pattern of a port wine stain persists when it is transferred as a full thickness skin graft.

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