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De Quervain’s disease



Consensus on a multidisciplinary treatment guideline for de Quervain disease: results from the European HANDGUIDE study.
Huisstede BM, Coert JH, Fridén J, Hoogvliet P; European HANDGUIDE Group.
Phys Ther. 2014 Aug;94(8):1095-110. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20130069. Epub 2014 Apr 3.

A systematic review of musculoskeletal complaints, symptoms, and pathologies related to mobile phone usage.
Zirek E, Mustafaoglu R, Yasaci Z, Griffiths MD.
Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2020 Oct;49:102196. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2020.102196. Epub 2020 May 27.

A review of De Quervain's stenosing tenovaginitis in the context of smartphone use.
Morgan SD, Sivakumar BS, An VG, Sevao J, Graham DJ.
J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol. 2020 Jun;25(2):133-136. doi: 10.1142/S2424835520300029.

Systematic review and meta-analysis on the work-related cause of de Quervain tenosynovitis: a critical appraisal of its recognition as an occupational disease.
Stahl S, Vida D, Meisner C, Lotter O, Rothenberger J, Schaller HE, Stahl AS.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Dec;132(6):1479-91. doi: 10.1097/01.prs.0000434409.32594.1b.

[Computer work and De Quervain's tenosynovitis: an evidence based approach].
Gigante MR, Martinotti I, Cirla PE.
G Ital Med Lav Ergon. 2012 Jul-Sep;34(3 Suppl):116-8. Italian.

Diagnostic accuracy of imaging modalities in the detection of clinically diagnosed de Quervain's syndrome: a systematic review.
McBain B, Rio E, Cook J, Grabinski R, Docking S.
Skeletal Radiol. 2019 Mar 19. doi: 10.1007/s00256-019-03195-z. [Epub ahead of print].

Corticosteroid injection for de Quervain's tenosynovitis.
Peters-Veluthamaningal C, van der Windt DA, Winters JC, Meyboom-de Jong B.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2009 Jul 8;(3):CD005616. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD005616.pub2.

Physical modalities for the conservative treatment of wrist and hand's tenosynovitis: A systematic review.
Ferrara PE, Codazza S, Cerulli S, Maccauro G, Ferriero G, Ronconi G.
Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2020 Aug 29;50(6):1280-1290. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2020.08.006. Online ahead of print.

Conservative management of de Quervain stenosing tenosynovitis: Review and presentation of treatment algorithm.
Abi-Rafeh J, Kazan R, Safran T, Thibaudeau S.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jul;146(1):105-126. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006901.

Conservative management of De Quervain's stenosing tenosynovitis: Review & presentation of treatment algorithm.
Abi-Rafeh J, Kazan R, Safran T, Thibaudeau S.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Apr 13. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006901. [Epub ahead of print]

Effectiveness of conservative, surgical, and post-surgical interventions for trigger finger, Dupuytren's disease, and de Quervain's disease. A systematic review.
Huisstede BM, Gladdines S, Randsdorp MS, Koes BW.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Aug;99(8):1635-1649.e21. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.07.014. Epub 2017 Aug 30.

Hand therapy versus corticosteroid injections in the treatment of de Quervain's disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cavaleri R, Schabrun SM, Te M, Chipchase LS.
J Hand Ther. 2016 Jan-Mar;29(1):3-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jht.2015.10.004. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

Systematic review and meta-analysis on steroid injection therapy for de Quervain's tenosynovitis in adults.
Ashraf MO, Devadoss VG.
Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2014 Feb;24(2):149-57. doi: 10.1007/s00590-012-1164-z. Epub 2013 Jan 22.




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