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Coffee Talk – Q&A session

Dr Richard Shaffer was recently asked to host a Q&A session with members of the Dupuytren’s Disease Support Group (DDSG). The topic of the session was Radiotherapy for the treatment of Dupuytren’s, Ledderhose and Peyronie’s disease. As lots of interesting questions were raised in the Q&A session, we wanted to share some of the highlights […]

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Introducing the Dupuytren’s Disease Support Group Flipbook

By Richard Shaffer | June 2017 Dupuytren’s Disease Support Group Flipbook I am writing to announce that there is a new and excellent source of information available for review online, offering information and guidance on Dupuytren’s disease and Ledderhose disease – The DDSG Flipbook. This book includes: General information about the disease, research and advocacy An […]

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Dupuytren Patient Experience
Information following Radiotherapy treatment for Dupuytren’s and Ledderhose disease

This blog post gives guidelines as to what to expect in the coming weeks now that your radiotherapy treatment is complete, and advice as to what to do and what to avoid with your hands and feet. What side-effects should I expect in the weeks after radiotherapy treatment? Radiotherapy treatment may cause mild redness, soreness […]

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The Dupuytren’s Study

The Dupuytren’s Study is an initiative started by an American hand surgeon, Charles Eaton, who has vast experience in the surgical treatment of Dupuytren’s disease, particularly with needle aponeurotomy.

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