Research at the Yale Hand and Microsurgery Center is broad and varied. Interests include surgical techniques of the hand and wrist, brachial plexus reconstruction, peripheral nerve surgery, and free flap tissue transfers.

Recent Publications

Yuen-Jong Liu, Brandon P. Hirsch, Asad A. Shah, M.D., J. Grant Thomson, M.D. Mild intra-operative hypothermia reduces free tissue transfer thrombosis. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 2011 Feb;27(2):121-6.

Stephane A. Braun, M.D., Ryutaro Mine, M.D., Shamsuddin A. Syed, M.D., Ph.D., Kent T. Ta, M.D., M.P.H., Ronald P. Chao, M.D., Thomas E. Ciesielski, M.D., Alberto Perez-Morel, M.D., J. Grant Thomson, M.D., M.Sc. The Optimal Sequence of Microvascular Repair during Prolonged Clamping in Free Flap Transfer. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2003 Jan;111(1):233-41.

Recent Presentations

Meeting of the New England Hand Society, December 5, 2008
Reverse Kite Flap with Skin and Tendon Graft Reconstruction for Index Finger Defect
Rajendra Sawh-Martinez, Sepehr Sajjad, M.D., Samuel Buonocore, M.D., Niclas Broer, M.D., Michael Matthew, M.D., and J. Grant Thomson, M.D.

Meeting of the New England Hand Society, December 5, 2008
History of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Marko Boskovski and J. Grant Thomson, M.D.

Meeting of the New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, June 6-8, 2008
An International Surgical Intervention for Hand and Upper Extremity Disorders in San Pedro Sula, Honduras: An Analysis of Program Reach and Patient Perceptions of Surgery
Laura K. Tom and J. Grant Thomson, M.D.

Grand Rounds in the Department of Surgery, Yale University, April 9, 2008
Providing Surgical Care to the Poor and Disadvantaged: A Report from the Winners of the Yale Surgical Society's Lindskog International Travel Award
Yuen-Jong Liu and Matthew McRae

Excerpt of Grand Rounds presentation.

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