"Contracture" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Prolonged shortening of the muscle or other soft tissue around a joint, preventing movement of the joint.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Contracture" by people in Profiles.
Does CPM Improve Outcomes after Elbow Contracture Release?: Commentary on an article by Shawn W. O'Driscoll, PhD, MD, et al.: "Prospective Randomized Trial of Continuous Passive Motion Versus Physical Therapy After Arthroscopic Release of Elbow Contracture". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2022 03 02; 104(5):e19.
Correcting severe flexion contracture with fusiform capsulectomy of posterior capsule during total knee arthroplasty. Int Orthop. 2021 06; 45(6):1463-1468.
The Utility and Versatility of Perforator-Based Propeller Flaps in Burn Care. J Burn Care Res. 2017 Jan/Feb; 38(1):20-27.
Segmental stiff skin syndrome (SSS): A distinct clinical entity. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Jul; 75(1):163-8.
Outcomes of the Endoscopic Treatment of Bladder Neck Contractures in the Orthotopic Neobladder. Urology. 2015 Sep; 86(3):613-7.
Visual Internal Urethrotomy With Intralesional Mitomycin C and Short-term Clean Intermittent Catheterization for the Management of Recurrent Urethral Strictures and Bladder Neck Contractures. Urology. 2015 Jun; 85(6):1494-9.
Reply: To PMID 26099892. Urology. 2015 Jun; 85(6):1499-500.
Surgical rehabilitation for correction of severe flexion contracture of the proximal interphalangeal joint by modified Ilizarov method. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2015 Feb; 40(2):208-10.
Prevention of nerve injury during arthroscopic capsulectomy of the elbow utilizing a safety-driven strategy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Aug 07; 95(15):1373-81.
Advances in wrist arthroscopy. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2012 Nov; 20(11):725-34.