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Rotation in the interphalangeal thumb joint in vivo.

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PURPOSE: To investigate rotation at the thumb interphalangeal (IP) joint in vivo to optimize the position of fusion of this joint. METHODS: Standardized photographs were taken of 176 thumbs end-on (88 asymptomatic volunteers) placed on a custom-made splint with the IP joint at 40 degrees . Three blinded investigators measured rotation at the IP joint from these photographs as the angle between a line aligning the eponychial folds and a line aligning the proximal phalanx condyles. Gender, age...

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10.1016/j.jhsa.2009.11.019

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Journal of hand surgery
Volume:
35
Issue:
3
Pages:
425-429
Publication date:
2010-03-05
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EISSN:
1531-6564
ISSN:
0363-5023
URN:
uuid:ca01ab5e-26e9-45ff-bdb2-13365fca1da1
Source identifiers:
244620
Local pid:
pubs:244620

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