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    Condition: Dupuytren's Contracture
    6/12/2016 6:55:38 PM

    Reviewer: ozonasusan, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I had a finger contracted 45 degrees and physicians felt XIALEX was best option for me. The procedure is barbaric - no pain meds while they inject the collagenase into your finger. Terrible. Then they send you off and your hand swells up and is very painful. Two days later I came back and they numbed my hand with a spray which while very painful in itself did render the manipulation painless. ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Dupuytren's Contracture
    6/6/2016 6:35:12 PM

    Reviewer: popol, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Had a XIAFLEX treatment in my right hand 3 years ago. Three injections on tendon of ringfinger. No pain, cords cracked well. Was able to put my hand flat immediately after. Use a splint for a few months at night. Rated this somewhat effective as three years later, I am back at ~45 degrees and looking if I should do it again...

    Condition: Dupuytren's Contracture
    6/1/2016 2:16:19 PM

    Reviewer: Kitty, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Physician used 2 vials. I primarily sought treatment for little finger of right hand. Injections (9 total) of Xiaflex and Lidocaine 3 days after for manipulation were painful. Cord initially appeared to be released. However, now 3 weeks later I cannot lay my right hand flat on a table. I cannot close fist properly. Palm of hand still has quite a bit of discomfort. Very disappointed! I will not lik ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Dupuytren's Contracture
    10/10/2015 9:30:24 AM

    Reviewer: vmhutch, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Had the injections on 10/22/15. My doctor is the only practitioner in the state of Vermont administering Xiaflex. He does about sixty procedures annually. Two cords were injected and I went back two days later for the manipulation of my fourth and fifth fingers on my right hand. The injections were moderately painful, but the Novocain injections administered before the manipulation were quite p ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Dupuytren's Contracture
    7/7/2015 10:38:07 AM

    Reviewer: Hawrischuk, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    9 out of my 10 fingers are contracted. Had NA 5 out of the last 6 years. Two weeks ago I had 2 vials for my right hand 2,3,4, fingers (the pinky was destroyed by an orthopedic dr.) Dr. Pess sprayed my hand and then injected my wrist and palm with lidocaine. The injections of Xiaflex was no big deal. My arm became bruised from the tips of my fingers up and through my armpit. I went back a week ... Show Full Comment

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