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  • April 2018 – Dr. Korcek one of six co-authors of research paper accepted for publication in the April 2018, Volume 43, Issue 4 of the Journal of Hand Surgery.  The scientific article, titled “Arthroscopic Partial Trapeziectomy With Soft Tissue Interposition for Symptomatic Trapexoimetacarpal Arthritis: 6-Month and 5-Year Minimum Follow-Up” can be read in full here.
  • Feb. 6, 2018 – Dr. Korcek and colleagues Brian Bear, MD, Brian Foster, MD, and Edric Schwartz, MD co-author research article accepted for publication in the March edition of Journal of Hand Surgery.  The article, titled “A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Trial of Splinting after Mini-Open Carpal Tunnel Release,” details a recent study by the physicians  – the largest and most accurate study of its kind – and concludes in support of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons guide indicating no benefit of splinting after carpal tunnel release.  The Journal of Hand Surgery is the official journal for sharing research studies and new technologies of The American Society for Surgery of the Hand.