Assessment of palmar subcutaneous tissue vascularization in patients with Dupuytren’s contracture
Nathalia Shchudlo, Tamara Dolganova, Michael Shchudlo, Nathalia Shihaleva, Vadim Kostin, Clinics and Experimental Laboratory for Reconstructive Microsurgery and Hand Surgery, Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center “Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics”, Kurgan 640014, Russia
Tatyana Varsegova, Tatyana Stupina, Laboratory of Morphology of Federal State Budget Institution, Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center “Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics”, Kurgan 640014, Russia
Author contributions: Shchudlo N, Varsegova T, Stupina T, Dolganova T, Shchudlo M, Shihaleva N and Kostin V substantially contributed to the conception and design of the study, acquisition, analysis, and interpretation of data; all authors drafted the article, made critical revisions related to the intellectual content of the manuscript, and approved the final version of the article to be published.
Supported by The RF Ministry of Health within Government-Mandated Program for FSBI Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center “Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics” (RISC “ RTO”) for Scientific Research in 2018-2020 Yr./Yrs. No. АААА-А18-118011190119-5 from 11/01/2018.
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Correspondence to: Nathalia Shchudlo, MD, Academic Research, DM, Head, Clinics and Experimental Laboratory for Reconstructive Microsurgery and Hand Surgery, Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center “Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics”, M. Ulianova Street 6, Kurgan 640014, Russia. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 28, 2018
Peer-review started: March 29, 2018
First decision: May 9, 2018
Revised: May 14, 2018
Accepted: May 31, 2018
Article in press: May 31, 2018
Published online: September 18, 2018