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May
2017

Scaphoid, the Achilles heel by Dr. Yevgeny Shuhatovich

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The Scaphoid bone has a funny name, because it derives it from the Greek word Scaphoides. This means boat shaped, corresponding to the shape of the bone. The function of this boat-shaped bone is to couple the motion of several other bones in the wrist. The reason, that this bone gets so much attention is because of its healing properties.…

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23
May
2017

Can We Sew A Thumb Back On?

  • Yevgeny Shuhatovich
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  • Bone . Carpal . Compensation . Distal . Dushi . Fernando . Fracture . hand . Injury . levaro . Ligament . Marcos . masson . Microscope . Microsurgery . nerve . parameswaran . Radius . Replantation . shuhatovich . Surgery . tendon . Thumb . Tunnel . Work . Workers . Workmans . Yevgeny .

The thumb contributes approximately 50 % of the function of the hand. This is because the thumb is a strong and adaptable digit that opposes the rest of the fingers in the hand. The thumb can perform fine manipulation to grab small objects, for example pinch. It also rotates when you need to grip a heavy object. It is the thumb’s functional…

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16
May
2017

Don’t Loose Hope – Lives Shattered by Table Saws – by Dr. Shuhatovich

  • Yevgeny Shuhatovich
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  • Blood . Carpal . Dislocation . Dushi . Emergency . Fernando . Fracture . hand . Laceration . levaro . Marcos . masson . nerve . orthopedic . parameswaran . Plastic . Reconstructive . Saw . shuhatovich . Surgeon . Table . Tunnel . Work . Yevgeny .

There are very few instances when a Hand Surgeon cannot anticipate severity of injury en-route. Two of the most devastating injuries are explosions and table saws. Both wreak havoc of a patient’s hand with devastating consequences. A myriad of injuries are possible. These usually include a combination of all; tendon, nerve blood vessel, bone and ligament injury. One such patient…

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15
May
2017

Rotator Cuff Tear. When they tell you “it cannot be fixed” seek another opinion – by Dr. Marcos Masson

  • Yevgeny Shuhatovich
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  • Arthroscopy . Cuff . Difficult . Dushi . Fernando . levaro . Marcos . masson . parameswaran . Rotator . Shoulder . shuhatovich . Surgery . Yevgeny .

Shoulder injuries can result in rotator cuff tears of various sizes, which influence the operative result. The time from injury to presentation to a shoulder surgeon is fate determining in influencing final outcome. An acute tear, presenting to the shoulder surgeon within 6-8 weeks, has a much better outcome that one presenting thereafter. At ROC, we treat nearly all rotator…

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01
May
2017

Don’t Use Your Fist As A Hammer – by Dr. Yevgeny Shuhatovich

  • Yevgeny Shuhatovich
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  • Carpal . Center . Compensation . Disability . Dr. . Dushi . Fernando . Fractures . Hammer . Hypothenar . levaro . Marcos . masson . orthopedic . pain . parameswaran . Reconstructive . shuhatovich . Syndrome . Tunnel . Workers . Yevgeny .

At the ROC, we feel very privileged when other surgeons ask us for help with a patient. One such patient was scheduled with Dr. Yevgeny Shuhatovich. Upon his arrival, the patient immediately started his story of frustration, pain and complete disability. He could not use his dominant hand for 1 year. The patient was going from specialist to specialist, ending…

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