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Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome

An occupational disorder resulting from prolonged exposure to vibration, affecting the fingers, hands, and forearms. It occurs in workers who regularly use vibrating tools such as jackhammers, power chain saws, riveters, etc. Symptoms include episodic finger blanching, NUMBNESS, tingling, and loss of nerve sensitivity.
Also Known As:
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome; Hand-Arm Vibration Syndromes; Syndrome, Hand-Arm Vibration; Syndromes, Hand-Arm Vibration; Vibration Syndrome, Hand-Arm; Vibration Syndromes, Hand-Arm
Networked: 19 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 3 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease)
3. Dupuytren Contracture (Dupuytrens Contracture)
4. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Experts

1. Dreyfuss, Daniel: 1 article (05/2015)
2. Stahl, Shalom: 1 article (05/2015)
3. Calif, Edward: 1 article (05/2015)
4. Popevic, M B: 1 article (09/2011)
5. Stankovic, S J: 1 article (09/2011)
6. Tenjovic, L R: 1 article (09/2011)
7. Jankovic, S M: 1 article (09/2011)
8. Barjaktarovic, M C: 1 article (09/2011)
9. Borjanovic, S S: 1 article (09/2011)
10. Picchiotti, E: 1 article (11/2009)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome:
1. Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline)FDA LinkGeneric
2. CatecholaminesIBA
3. Iloprost (Ventavis)FDA Link
4. Dihydrotachysterol (AT 10)IBA
5. Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1 (Intercellular Adhesion Molecule 1)IBA
6. Complementary DNA (cDNA)IBA
7. Endothelins (Endothelin)IBA
8. GoldIBA
9. CoalIBA
10. Calcium Sulfate (Alabaster)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Lasers (Laser)
2. Rewarming
3. Replantation
4. Protective Devices (Safety Device)
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)