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Effects of extensor synovectomy and excision of the distal ulna in rheumatoid arthritis on long-term function.

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PURPOSE: Objective outcomes data after excision of the distal ulna in rheumatoid arthritis are lacking. The aim of this study was to evaluate the functional results of this surgery in the long term. METHODS: We prospectively collected data on range of motion (22 wrists), visual analog pain scores (14 wrists), and grip strength measured using a Jamar dynamometer (20 hands) in a group of 23 patients (26 wrists) preoperatively and at 3 months, 12 months, and a minimum of 5 years postoperatively...

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10.1016/j.jhsa.2010.04.034

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
The Journal of hand surgery
Volume:
35
Issue:
9
Pages:
1442-1448
Publication date:
2010-09-05
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EISSN:
1531-6564
ISSN:
0363-5023
URN:
uuid:e3b9bb1c-dd07-4868-83d4-be3dd2fa3f3d
Source identifiers:
226438
Local pid:
pubs:226438

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