Joseph Doumit's research while affiliated with University of Ottawa and other places

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... [6][7][8] Avoiding general anesthesia and sedation has many benefits, including no need for certain preoperative investigations, easier immediate postoperative patient recovery with no nausea or vomiting, a shorter hospital stay, and safe management of patients with multiple medical comorbidities such as morbid obesity and diabetes. 9 The WALANT technique has been shown to be highly effective in carpal tunnel release, 10,11 tendon repair, 12,13 Dupuytren's disease, 14 trapeziectomy, 9 tendon transfer, 15 and finger fractures. 16 Anesthesia for distal radius fractures traditionally includes a tourniquet and general or regional anesthesia with intravenous sedation. ...