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Philip E. Blazar, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Philip Blazar and Brandon Earp.
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18.805
  1. The Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Restrictions on an Academic Hand Surgery Practice. J Hand Surg Glob Online. 2022 Mar; 4(2):84-88.
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    Score: 0.970
  2. The Early Effect of COVID-19 Restrictions on an Academic Orthopedic Surgery Department. Orthopedics. 2020 Jul 01; 43(4):228-232.
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    Score: 0.882
  3. Evaluating the Online Presence of Orthopaedic Surgeons. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020 Jan 15; 28(2):e86-e91.
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    Score: 0.854
  4. Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Joint Arthritis. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Dec 01; 27(23):e1029-e1039.
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    Score: 0.847
  5. Implementing a Postoperative Opioid-Prescribing Protocol Significantly Reduces the Total Morphine Milligram Equivalents Prescribed. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Oct 03; 100(19):1698-1703.
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    Score: 0.781
  6. Needle-Free Jet Lidocaine Administration for Preinjection Anesthesia in Trigger Finger Injection: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Aug; 42(8):618-622.
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    Score: 0.711
  7. Prognostic Indicators for Recurrent Symptoms After a Single Corticosteroid Injection for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Oct 07; 97(19):1563-70.
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    Score: 0.635
  8. The quantitative role of flexor sheath incision in correcting Dupuytren proximal interphalangeal joint contractures. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 Jul; 41(6):609-13.
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    Score: 0.631
  9. The use of a single volar locking plate for AO C3-type distal radius fractures. Hand (N Y). 2015 Dec; 10(4):649-53.
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    Score: 0.616
  10. De Quervain tendinopathy: survivorship and prognostic indicators of recurrence following a single corticosteroid injection. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Jun; 40(6):1161-5.
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    Score: 0.616
  11. The impact of Massachusetts health care reform on an orthopedic hand service. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11):2212-7.
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    Score: 0.550
  12. The Environmental Impact of Open Versus Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release. J Hand Surg Am. 2022 Feb 02.
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    Score: 0.246
  13. Factors Associated With Severity of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome at Presentation. Hand (N Y). 2021 Dec 07; 15589447211058821.
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    Score: 0.243
  14. Impact of Conventional and Open Access Publications in Orthopaedic Surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 Dec 01; 29(23):e1239-e1245.
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    Score: 0.243
  15. Subspecialty Variation in Academic Citations of Orthopedic Surgery Publications. Clin Orthop Surg. 2021 Dec; 13(4):569-574.
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    Score: 0.242
  16. Association of Economic Well-Being With Comorbid Conditions in Patients Undergoing Carpal Tunnel Release. J Hand Surg Am. 2021 Oct 26.
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    Score: 0.242
  17. The Impact of the Soong Index on Hardware Removal and Overall Reoperation Rates After Volar Locking Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures. J Hand Surg Am. 2021 Sep 03.
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    Score: 0.239
  18. Acute Radial Head Resection for Fracture: are We Likely to Miss an Essex-Lopresti Injury? Ortop Traumatol Rehabil. 2021 Aug 31; 23(4):263-270.
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    Score: 0.239
  19. Limited Fasciectomy Versus Collagenase Clostridium histolyticum for Dupuytren Contracture: A Propensity Score Matched Study of Single Digit Treatment With Minimum 5 Years of Telephone Follow-Up. J Hand Surg Am. 2021 10; 46(10):888-895.
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    Score: 0.237
  20. Three-Dimensional Printing in Hand Surgery. J Hand Surg Am. 2021 11; 46(11):1016-1022.
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    Score: 0.237
  21. Pronator Quadratus Repair Does Not Affect Reoperation Rates Following Volar Locking Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures. Hand (N Y). 2021 Jun 09; 15589447211017239.
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    Score: 0.235
  22. Long-Term Outcomes and Mortality Following Carpal Tunnel Release in Patients Older Than 80 Years of Age. World Neurosurg. 2021 07; 151:e1002-e1006.
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    Score: 0.234
  23. Readability of Online Hand Surgery Patient Educational Materials: Evaluating the Trend Since 2008. J Hand Surg Am. 2022 02; 47(2):186.e1-186.e8.
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    Score: 0.234
  24. Correlation Between Social Media Postings and Academic Citations of Hand Surgery Research Publications. J Hand Surg Am. 2021 12; 46(12):1119.e1-1119.e5.
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    Score: 0.232
  25. Feasibility, effectiveness and patient satisfaction of telerehabilitation after thumb carpometacarpal arthroplasty and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: A pilot study. J Telemed Telecare. 2021 Mar 05; 1357633X21999578.
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    Score: 0.231
  26. The Efficacy of Orthopedic Telemedicine Encounters During the COVID-19 Crisis. Orthopedics. 2021 Mar-Apr; 44(2):e211-e214.
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    Score: 0.231
  27. Factors Associated With Surgical Treatment of Nondisplaced or Minimally Displaced Scaphoid Waist Fractures. J Hand Surg Am. 2021 03; 46(3):209-214.e1.
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    Score: 0.227
  28. Collagenase Treatment of Dupuytren's Disease with Minimum 5-Year Follow-Up: Recurrence, Reintervention, and Satisfaction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 11; 146(5):1071-1079.
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    Score: 0.226
  29. Predictors of Insurance Claim Rejection in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020 Aug 01; 28(15):e662-e669.
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    Score: 0.222
  30. Radiographic Outcomes and Complications of Delayed Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures. Hand (N Y). 2020 Jul 19; 1558944720930301.
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    Score: 0.221
  31. Predictors of Insurance Claim Rejection in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020 May 13.
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    Score: 0.218
  32. Risk Factors for Hardware-Related Complications After Olecranon Fracture Fixation. Orthopedics. 2020 May 01; 43(3):141-146.
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    Score: 0.216
  33. Long-term Effects of Skin Tearing on Outcomes After Collagenase Treatment of Dupuytren Contractures. Hand (N Y). 2021 11; 16(6):792-796.
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    Score: 0.214
  34. Factors Associated With Poor Outcomes in Acute Forearm Compartment Syndrome. Hand (N Y). 2021 09; 16(5):679-685.
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    Score: 0.211
  35. Factors Associated With Advanced Presentation for Carpal Tunnel Release. J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Feb; 45(2):111-116.
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    Score: 0.210
  36. Long-term Outcomes of Silastic Arthroplasty of the Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Joint. Hand (N Y). 2021 09; 16(5):632-637.
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    Score: 0.209
  37. Risk Factors for Skin Tearing in Collagenase Treatment of Dupuytren Contractures. J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Dec; 44(12):1021-1025.
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    Score: 0.207
  38. Midterm Clinical and Radiographic Follow-Up of Pyrolytic Carbon PIP Arthroplasty. J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Mar; 45(3):253.e1-253.e6.
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    Score: 0.207
  39. Evaluation and Management of Unsuccessful Carpal Tunnel Release. J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Sep; 44(9):779-786.
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    Score: 0.206
  40. Outcomes of Mini-Open Carpal Tunnel Release in Patients With Unrecordable Preoperative Nerve Conduction Potentials at a Minimum of 5 Years. Hand (N Y). 2021 05; 16(3):292-297.
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    Score: 0.205
  41. Patient Perceptions and Preferences for Osteoporosis Treatment. J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Feb; 45(2):153.e1-153.e5.
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    Score: 0.202
  42. Range of Motion Measurements of the Fingers Via Smartphone Photography. Hand (N Y). 2020 09; 15(5):679-685.
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    Score: 0.200
  43. Median Nerve Ultrasonography Measurements Correlate With Electrodiagnostic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Severity. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Jan 01; 27(1):e17-e23.
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    Score: 0.199
  44. Predictors of Future Contralateral Carpal Tunnel Release at the Time of Unilateral Surgery. J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Sep; 44(9):800.e1-800.e9.
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    Score: 0.198
  45. Utility of 'baseline' electrodiagnostic studies for carpal tunnel release. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 Mar; 44(3):273-277.
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    Score: 0.198
  46. Relationship of Carpal Tunnel Release and New Onset Trigger Finger. J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Jan; 44(1):28-34.
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    Score: 0.197
  47. Rates of Complications and Secondary Surgeries of Mini-Open Carpal Tunnel Release. Hand (N Y). 2019 07; 14(4):471-476.
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    Score: 0.188
  48. Surgical Demographics of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Over 5 Years at a Single Institution. J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Nov; 42(11):929.e1-929.e8.
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    Score: 0.180
  49. Rates of Complications and Secondary Surgeries After In Situ Cubital Tunnel Release Compared With Ulnar Nerve Transposition: A Retrospective Review. J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Apr; 42(4):294.e1-294.e5.
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    Score: 0.175
  50. The Impact of Collagenase Clostridium histolyticum Introduction on Dupuytren Treatment Patterns in the United States. J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Oct; 41(10):963-968.
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    Score: 0.169
  51. Further Analysis of Soong Grade and Flexor Tendon Complications. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Jul; 40(7):1505.
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    Score: 0.156
  52. Acute Median Nerve Problems in the Setting of a Distal Radius Fracture. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Aug; 40(8):1669-71.
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    Score: 0.155
  53. The value of post-operative radiographs in clinical management of AO type A distal radius fractures. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2015 Oct; 40(8):790-5.
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    Score: 0.150
  54. Functional outcomes after fixation of "terrible triad" elbow fracture dislocations. Orthopedics. 2014 Apr; 37(4):e373-6.
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    Score: 0.143
  55. Arthrodesis of the thumb interphalangeal joint and finger distal interphalangeal joints with a headless compression screw. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Jan; 39(1):24-8.
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    Score: 0.139
  56. Outcomes of open carpal tunnel release at a minimum of ten years. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Jun 19; 95(12):1067-73.
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    Score: 0.135
  57. Surgical findings in the treatment of Dupuytren's disease after initial treatment with clostridial collagenase (Xiaflex). J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2014 Jun; 39(5):463-5.
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    Score: 0.134
  58. Simplified and strong: abductor pollicus longus suspension arthroplasty with biotenodesis screw fixation in the base of the index metacarpal. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2013 Mar; 17(1):49-51.
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    Score: 0.133
  59. Long-term outcomes of carpal tunnel release: a critical review of the literature. Hand (N Y). 2012 Sep; 7(3):242-6.
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    Score: 0.128
  60. Finding orthopedic patients lost to follow-up for long-term outcomes research using the Internet: an update for 2012. Orthopedics. 2012 Jul 01; 35(7):595-9.
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    Score: 0.127
  61. Volar locking plate implant prominence and flexor tendon rupture. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Feb 16; 93(4):328-35.
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    Score: 0.114
  62. Arthroscopic hemitrapeziectomy with tendon interposition for arthritis at the first carpometacarpal joint. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2008 Mar; 12(1):38-42.
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    Score: 0.094
  63. Factors Associated With Implant Removal Following Plate-and-Screw Fixation of Isolated Metacarpal Fractures. J Hand Surg Am. 2022 Mar 16.
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    Score: 0.062
  64. SLAMF7 engagement superactivates macrophages in acute and chronic inflammation. Sci Immunol. 2022 02 11; 7(68):eabf2846.
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    Score: 0.062
  65. Dupuytren's Contracture: The Readability of Online Information. J Patient Exp. 2021; 8:23743735211056431.
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    Score: 0.060
  66. Shoulder Arthrodesis versus Upper Trapezius Transfer for Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury: A Proportional Meta-Analysis. Adv Orthop. 2021; 2021:4445498.
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    Score: 0.060
  67. What Factors Are Associated with Reoperation After Operative Treatment of Terrible Triad Injuries? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2021 01 01; 479(1):119-125.
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    Score: 0.057
  68. Patient self-reported utility of hand surgery online patient education materials. Musculoskeletal Care. 2018 12; 16(4):458-462.
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    Score: 0.049
  69. Functionally distinct disease-associated fibroblast subsets in rheumatoid arthritis. Nat Commun. 2018 02 23; 9(1):789.
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    Score: 0.047
  70. Radiographic and surgical considerations in arthritis surgery of the hand. Skeletal Radiol. 2017 May; 46(5):591-604.
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    Score: 0.044
  71. Functional Outcomes after Bilateral Hand Transplantation: A 3.5-Year Comprehensive Follow-Up. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jan; 137(1):185-189.
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    Score: 0.040
  72. Incidence of displacement after nondisplaced distal radial fractures in adults. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Aug 07; 95(15):1398-402.
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    Score: 0.034
  73. Characteristics of emergency department transfers for hand surgery consultation. Hand (N Y). 2013 Mar; 8(1):12-6.
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    Score: 0.033
  74. Incidence of extensor pollicis longus tendon rupture after nondisplaced distal radius fractures. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 May; 37(5):942-7.
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    Score: 0.031
  75. Mycobacterial hand infections occurring postoperatively in patients treated with tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibitors for inflammatory arthritis: report of three cases. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Jan; 35(1):104-8.
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    Score: 0.027
  76. Functional outcomes for unstable distal radial fractures treated with open reduction and internal fixation or closed reduction and percutaneous fixation. A prospective randomized trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Aug; 91(8):1837-46.
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    Score: 0.026
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