• Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery Hand Surgery

Publications (Select)

Entire publication list can be found here.

  1. Acute compartment syndrome of the deltoid: a case report and systematic review of the literature.
    Scollan JP, Bertsch ML, Flanagan CD, Chughtai M, Chepla KJ, Hoyen HA, Bafus BT.JSES Int. 2020 Sep 7;4(4):753-758. doi: 10.1016/j.jseint.2020.07.016. eCollection 2020 Dec.PMID: 33345211 
  2. TMRpni: Combining Two Peripheral Nerve Management Techniques.
    Kurlander DE, Wee C, Chepla KJ, Lineberry KD, Long TC, Gillis JA, Valerio IL, Khouri JS.Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Oct 27;8(10):e3132. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000003132. eCollection 2020 Oct.PMID: 33173670 
  3. Discussion: Collagenase Treatment of Dupuytren's Disease with Minimum 5-Year Follow-Up: Recurrence, Reintervention, and Satisfaction.
    Chepla KJ.
    Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Nov;146(5):1080-1081. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000007316.PMID: 33136953 
  4. Targeted Muscle Reinnervation for Partial Hand Amputation.
    Chepla KJ
    , Wu-Fienberg Y.Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Jun 23;8(6):e2946. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000002946. eCollection 2020 Jun.PMID: 32766082 
  5. Fixation of a Type 3 Flexor Digitorum Avulsion Injury.
    Weber MB, Chepla KJ, Bafus BT.Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2019 Dec;23(4):160-164. doi: 10.1097/BTH.0000000000000245.PMID: 31157734
  6. Report of a Transligamentous Ulnar Nerve Sensory Branch.
    Vargas CR, Chepla KJ.Hand (N Y). 2020 Jan;15(1):NP11-NP13. doi: 10.1177/1558944719831338. Epub 2019 Feb 27.PMID: 30808237


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