Christopher Dy, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Blog: Nerve Conditions and Injuries in the Hand and Arm

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Selected Peer-Reviewed Scientific Manuscripts
Dy CJ, Thompson MT, Crawford MJ, Alexander JW, McCarthy JC, et al. Tensile strain in the anterior part of the acetabular labrum during provocative maneuvering of the normal hip. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Jul;90(7):1464-72. PubMed PMID: 18594094.

Dy CJ, McCollister KE, Lubarsky DA, Lane JM. An economic evaluation of a systems-based strategy to expedite surgical treatment of hip fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Jul 20;93(14):1326-34. PubMed PMID: 21792499.

Dy CJ, Wilkinson JD, Tamariz L, Scully SP. Influence of preoperative cardiovascular risk factor clusters on complications of total joint arthroplasty. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2011 Nov;40(11):560-5. PubMed PMID: 22263208.

Dy CJ, Hernandez-Soria A, Ma Y, Roberts TR, Daluiski A. Complications after flexor tendon repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Mar;37(3):543-551.e1. PubMed PMID: 22317947.

Dy CJ, Daluiski A, Do HT, Hernandez-Soria A, Marx R, et al. The epidemiology of reoperation after flexor tendon repair. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 May;37(5):919-24. PubMed PMID: 22459656.

Dy CJ, Taylor SA, Patel RM, Kitay A, Roberts TR, et al. The effect of search term on the quality and accuracy of online information regarding distal radius fractures. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Sep;37(9):1881-7. PubMed PMID: 22857909.

Dy CJ, Ouellette EA, Makowski AL, Milne E, Latta LL. Peripheral triangular fibrocartilage complex tears cause ulnocarpal instability: a biomechanical pilot study. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Oct;470(10):2771-5. PubMed PMID: 22644423; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3441979.

Dy CJ, Young KC, Carlson MG. The maximum distal and ulnar position of a fixed-angle volar plate to avoid intra-articular penetration: a cadaver study. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2012 Nov;37(9):895-7. PubMed PMID: 22422776.

Dy CJ, Schmicker T, Tran Q, Chadwick B, Daluiski A. The use of a tablet computer to complete the DASH questionnaire. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Dec;37(12):2589-94. PubMed PMID: 23174074.

Dy CJ, Lange DJ, Jones KJ, Garg R, DiCarlo EF, et al. Diagnostic biopsy of the pronator teres and a motor branch of the median nerve: indications and technique. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Dec;37(12):2570-5. PubMed PMID: 23174072.

Dy CJ, Taylor SA, Patel RM, McCarthy MM, Roberts TR, et al. Does the quality, accuracy, and readability of information about lateral epicondylitis on the internet vary with the search term used?. Hand (N Y). 2012 Dec;7(4):420-5. PubMed PMID: 24294163; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3508024.

Dy CJ, Tucker SM, Kok PL, Hearns KA, Carlson MG. Anatomy of the radial collateral ligament of the index metacarpophalangeal joint. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Jan;38(1):124-8. PubMed PMID: 23200946.

Dy CJ, Kitay A, Garg R, Kang L, Feinberg JH, et al. Neurotization to innervate the deltoid and biceps: 3 cases. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Feb;38(2):237-40. PubMed PMID: 23267757.

Dy CJ, Gonzalez Della Valle A, York S, Rodriguez JA, Sculco TP, et al. Variations in surgeons' recovery expectations for patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty: a survey of the AAHKS membership. J Arthroplasty. 2013 Mar;28(3):401-5. PubMed PMID: 23142456.

Fabricant PD, Dy CJ, Patel RM, Blanco JS, Doyle SM. Internet search term affects the quality and accuracy of online information about developmental hip dysplasia. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jun;33(4):361-5. PubMed PMID: 23653022.

Dy CJ, Khmelnitskaya E, Hearns KA, Carlson MG. Opinions regarding the management of hand and wrist injuries in elite athletes. Orthopedics. 2013 Jun;36(6):815-9. PubMed PMID: 23746021.

Dy CJ, Tucker SM, Hearns KA, Carlson MG. Comparison of in vitro motion and stability between techniques for index metacarpophalangeal joint radial collateral ligament reconstruction. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Jul;38(7):1324-30. PubMed PMID: 23747165; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3755456.

Dy CJ, Lyman S, Schreiber JJ, Do HT, Daluiski A. The epidemiology of reoperation after flexor pulley reconstruction. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Sep;38(9):1705-11. PubMed PMID: 23845587; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3932671.

Dy CJ, Pean CA, Hearns KA, Swanstrom MM, Janowski LC, et al. Long-term results following surgical treatment of elbow deformity in patients with cerebral palsy. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Dec;38(12):2432-6. PubMed PMID: 24275052.

Dy CJ, Marx RG, Bozic KJ, Pan TJ, Padgett DE, et al. Risk factors for revision within 10 years of total knee arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Apr;472(4):1198-207. PubMed PMID: 24347046; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3940740.

Dy CJ, Bozic KJ, Pan TJ, Wright TM, Padgett DE, et al. Risk factors for early revision after total hip arthroplasty. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Jun;66(6):907-15. PubMed PMID: 24285406; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4269321.

Dy CJ, Bozic KJ, Padgett DE, Pan TJ, Marx RG, et al. Is changing hospitals for revision total joint arthroplasty associated with more complications?. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2006-15. PubMed PMID: 24615420; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048404.

Dy CJ, Lyman S, Do HT, Fabricant PD, Marx RG, et al. Socioeconomic factors are associated with frequency of repeat emergency department visits for pediatric closed fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jul-Aug;34(5):548-51. PubMed PMID: 24590328; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4051828.

Dy CJ, Jang E, Taylor SA, Meyers KN, Wolfe SW. The impact of coronal alignment on distal radioulnar joint stability following distal radius fracture. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Jul;39(7):1264-72. PubMed PMID: 24857823.

Jang E, Dy CJ, Wolfe SW. Selection of tendon grafts for distal radioulnar ligament reconstruction and report of a modified technique. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Oct;39(10):2027-32. PubMed PMID: 25135250; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4177282.

Dy CJ, Marx RG, Ghomrawi HM, Pan TJ, Westrich GH, et al. The potential influence of regionalization strategies on delivery of care for elective total joint arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2015 Jan;30(1):1-6. PubMed PMID: 25282073.

Nwachukwu BU, Dy CJ, Burket JC, Padgett DE, Lyman S. Risk for Complication after Total Joint Arthroplasty at a Center of Excellence: The Impact of Patient Travel Distance. J Arthroplasty. 2015 Jan 19;PubMed PMID: 25639857.

Dy CJ, Garg R, Lee SK, Tow P, Mancuso CA, et al. A systematic review of outcomes reporting for brachial plexus reconstruction. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Feb;40(2):308-13. PubMed PMID: 25510158.

Dy CJ, Lyman S, Boutin-Foster C, Felix K, Kang Y, et al. Do patient race and sex change surgeon recommendations for TKA?. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Feb;473(2):410-7. PubMed PMID: 25337976; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4294909.


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