Tannur C. Oakes's research while affiliated with Michigan State University and other places

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Background:. We transitioned our hand practice from the operating room (OR) to our office-based procedure room (OPR) to offer wide-awake, local anesthesia, no tourniquet (WALANT). We have established that using wide-awake virtual reality improves patient comfort and anxiety during wide-awake procedures and helps facilitate our patients’ choice of v...
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Background The use of epinephrine for hand surgery has been rising over the past decade following the popularization of Wide Awake Local Anesthetic No Tourniquet (WALANT). Traditional teaching from the 20th century forbade the use of epinephrine claiming it could induce digital ischemia, yet trial data now contradicts this assumption. Purpose Digi...