Non-Operative treatment of Dupuytren’s Disease hand and finger flexion contractures

nonoperative treatment for dupuytren's contractures - hand care rhode island11.3.2009-- Dr. Edward Akelman has begun using Xiaflex (collagenese) injections as nonoperative treatment of Dupuytren’s contractures. Dr. Akelman was involved in the National CORD I study of Dupuytren’s contractures that was published in the September 2009 New England Jourmal of Medicine which was a national clinical trial continued to study the effects of this prior to FDA approval. The drug is now FDA approved and Dr. Akelman is treating patients. For more information on the use of Xiaflex, click on the link below, or contact Dr. Akelman’s office to schedule an appointment.

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