• Abductor pollicis longus tendon interposition for arthrosis of the first carpo-metacarpal joint. Long-term results 

      Lied, Line; Bjørnstad, Kari; Woje, Ann K.N.; Finsen, Vilhjalmur (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Background: We performed an interposition arthroplasty using the abductor pollicis longus tendon for arthrosis in the basal joint of the thumb that needed surgery from 1995 to 2010. In 2001 47 patients (55 thumbs) were ...
    • Behandling av håndleddsbrudd (distale radiusfrakturer) hos voksne 

      Frønsdal, Katrine Bjørnebek; Kvernmo, Hebe Desiree; Hove, Leiv M; Husby, Torstein; Røkkum, Magne; Odinsson, Adalstein; Skoglund, Knut; Melhuus, Knut; Williksen, John Håkon; Krukhaug, Yngvar; Finsen, Vilhjalmur; Norderhaug, Inger Natvig; Juvet, Lene Kristine; Lauvrak, Vigdis; Fure, Brynjar (Rapport fra Kunnskapssenteret;, Research report, 2013)
    • The effect of injection therapy and operation of coccydynia on the schooling and physical activity of adolescent patients 

      Finsen, Vilhjalmur; Kalstad, Ante Matti; Knobloch, Rainer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Pain while sitting is the most common complaint among patients with Coccydynia. In young patients this may seriously affect their schooling which usually involves long periods of sitting. We studied if this improved after ...
    • Mindre smerte ved lokalbedøvelse 

      Finsen, Vilhjalmur (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Stadig flere og større kirurgiske inngrep foretas i lokalbedøvelse. For pasienten er det ved mindre inngrep ofte selve administrasjonen av lokalbedøvelsen som er mest smertefull. Smerten skyldes stikket gjennom huden, at ...
    • REMEMBERED PRE-OPERATIVE Quick-DASH SCORES 

      Tallaksen, Stian Hystad; Wormdal, Asbjørn Høye (Master thesis, 2016)
      The QuickDASH patient reported outcome measure is frequently used to assess disabilities and symptoms of the upper extremity. We investigated if a remembered preoperative QuickDASH is useful in audits where real preoperative ...
    • Resection of the coccyx as an outpatient procedure 

      Kalstad, Ante Matti; Knobloch, Rainer; Finsen, Vilhjalmur (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      We wished to determine if coccygectomy as an outpatient procedure is a safe alternative to inpatient treatment. 68 patients were treated at our institution with coccygectomy as an outpatient procedure during a seven-year ...
    • SURGERY FOR WRIST GANGLIA. ONE-HUNDRED AND TWENTY-TWO PATIENTS REVIEWED 8 YEARS AFTER OPERATION 

      Finsen, Vilhjalmur; Håberg, Øyvind; Borchgrevink, Grethe (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Wrist ganglia give few symptoms, but are a common reason for referral to a hand surgeon. We studied patient long-term satisfaction after operation. We reviewed 122 patients, who were operated for dorsal (n=82) and volar ...
    • The reliability of remembered pre-operative patient-rated wrist and hand evaluation (PRWHE) scores 

      Finsen, Vilhjalmur; Hillesund, Sigrun; Fromreide, Ida (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      In clinical audits where pre-operative patient-rated wrist and hand evaluation (PRWHE) scores were not recorded, it would be useful if such scores could be recreated at the time of review. We recorded a PRWHE score during ...
    • Wide awake and surgery 

      Lied, Line; Borchgrevink, Grethe; Finsen, Vilhjalmur (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: “Wide awake hand surgery”, where surgery is performed in local anaesthesia with adrenaline, without sedation or a tourniquet, has become widespread in some countries. It has a number of potential advantages and ...