ePlasty: Vol. 14
Treatment of Dupuytren Disease With Injectable Collagenase in a Veteran Population: A Case Series at the Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System
Aditya Sood, MD, MBA,a Paul J. Therattil, MD,a Angie M. Paik, BA,a Mary F. Simpson, BSN,b and Edward S. Lee, MDa,b

aDivision of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ; and bDepartment of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ


Correspondence: asood17@gmail.com
Keywords: collagenase, Dupuytren disease, Xiaflex, palmar aponeurosis, flexion contracture

Introduction: Clinical trials seeking to establish long-term efficacy of injectable collagenase clostridium histolyticum for treatment of Dupuytren disease are ongoing. In this quality improvement study, the efficacy, recurrence rate, and complications of collagenase injection for Dupuytren disease are reviewed in a population of Veteran patients. Materials and Methods: A retrospective chart review was performed for patients who underwent treatment with injectable collagenase for Dupuytren disease from 2010 to 2013 at our regional Department of Veterans Affairs medical center. Data points of interest included the .......