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Hand and Upper Extremity ResearchThe UAB Section of Hand and Upper Extremity provides comprehensive hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery services. Research is not only fueled by faculty discoveries but also through two fellowship-trained hand surgeons that investigate a broad range of conservative and surgical treatments and ways to improve these procedures. Overall, the section aims to improve the patient experience with hand surgery, looking for new ways to improve existing surgeries and tapping into brand new procedures through pivotal research.

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    Ransom EF, Minton HL, Young BL, He JK, Ponce BA, McGwin G, Meyer RD, Brabston EW. Intermediate and Long-Term Outcomes Following
    Surgical Decompression of Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in an Adolescent Patient Population. Hand. 2020. PMID: 32036706

    Ransom EF. Adkison DP, Woods DP, Hudson PW, Pinto MC, Worthen JV, Brabston EW, Ponce BA. Subscapularis Sparing
    Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Through a Superolateral Approach: A Radiographic Study. JSES. 2019. PMID: 31678025

    Ransom EF, Ficke BW, Ponce BA, Meyer RD. Brachial Plexus Injuries Associated with Open Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis. JBJS Case Connect.
    2019. PMID 31584904

    Ficke BW, Ransom EF, Oakes J. Near-Infrared Vein Visualization in Index Finger Pollicization. J Hand Surg Am. 2017. Jun; 42(6).

    Pinto MC, Archie AT, Mosher ZA, Ransom EF, McGwin G, Fehringer EV, Brabston EW, Ponce BA. Radiographic Restoration of Native Anatomy: A
    C Comparison between Stemmed and Stemless Shoulder Arthroplasty. JSES. 2019. PMID: 30982698