Rehabilitation after surgery for Dupuytren's Contracture
Editorial Group: Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
Published Online: 18 APR 2007
Copyright © 2009 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Bird B, Ball C, Balasuntharam P. Rehabilitation after surgery for Dupuytren's Contracture (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006508. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006508.
- Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
- Published Online: 18 APR 2007
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
Primary Aim of the Review
To assess the effectiveness and safety of rehabilitation interventions following surgical release of Dupuytren's contracture.
What post operative rehabilitation interventions are effective and safe for maintaining corrections achieved following surgical release of Dupuytren's contracture?
Sub question 1 (primary outcomes)
What post-operative rehabilitation interventions are effective for improving and maintaining function, reducing pain, achieving maximum range of movement and reducing adverse effects
Sub question 2 (secondary outcomes)
What post-operative rehabilitation interventions are effective for improving grip and pinch grip strength and improving quality of life.