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Gregory A. Merrell, MD publishes new article in the Journal of Hand Surgery

Gregory A. Merrell, MD had an article titled “Suture constructs for rehabilitation using early active motion after tendon transfer surgery” in the Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume). The purpose of this study was to better define an ideal tendon transfer suture construct to allow for early active range of motion.

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Greg A. Merrell, MD Recent Published Work

Dr. Greg A. Merrel has been very active recently.  He has 4 newly published articles as well as leading an international panel of hand surgeons to teach the latest techniques in nerve and tendon transfer at the recent 71st annual meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand in Austin Tx.

Here is a list of the 4 recent published articles from Dr. Merrell:

1. Interpretation of Post-operative Distal Humerus Radiographs After Internal Fixation: Prediction of Later Loss of Fixation.
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Aug 10.

2. A Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, Pilot Study of Outcomes for Digital Nerve Repair in the Hand Using Hollow Conduit Compared With Processed Allograft Nerve.
Hand (N Y). 2016 Jun

3. Interobserver Agreement of the Eaton-Glickel Classification for Trapeziometacarpal and Scaphotrapezial Arthrosis.
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Apr

4. The Effect of Progressive Extensor Retinaculum Excision on Wrist Biomechanics and Bowstringing.
J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Dec

Kathryn M. Peck featured on Publication Cover

Dr. Kathryn M. Peck is featured on the cover of the “Guide for Women in Orthopaedic Surgery” 2nd Edition. The Guide is distributed by the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society. Past fellow Michelle James, MD is also on the cover.

The Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS) is the oldest surgical women’s organization incorporated in the United States which continues to grow and welcome new members of both genders. RJOS works closely with the AAOS, provides leadership training for orthopaedists, residents and medical students, provides mentoring for medical students, offers award and grants opportunities, courtesy of Zimmer, Inc., and conducts a medical student workshop and much more. Please look around and consider becoming a member today!To find out more please visit

Kathryn M. Peck
Photo Caption for top photo on cover: (L-R) Michelle James, MD, unknown, Lisa Lattanza, MD, unknown, Kathryn Peck, MD, Claire Manske, MD

Greg A. Merrell publishes article in the AAHS

Greg A. Merrell recently was published in the American Association for Hand Surgery Journal.  The article is titled “A Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, Pilot Study of Outcomes for Digital Nerve Repair in the Hand Using Hollow Conduit Compared with Processed Allograft Nerve.”