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Distal radioulnar joint: arthroplasty and strength assessments


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Title: Distal radioulnar joint: arthroplasty and strength assessments
Authors: Axelsson, Peter Axelsson
E-mail: peter.axelsson@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 30-Jan-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Orthopaedics
Parts of work: Axelsson P, Sollerman C, Karrholm J. Ulnar Head Replacement: 21 Cases; Mean Follow-Up, 7.5 Years. J Hand Surg Am. 2015;40(9):1731-1738.
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Axelsson P, Sollerman C. Constrained implant arthroplasty as a secondary procedure at the distal radioulnar joint: early outcomes. J Hand Surg Am. 2013;38(6):1111-1118.
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Axelsson P, Karrholm J. New methods to assess forearm torque and lifting strength: reliability and validity. (In press, J Hand Surg Am.)

Axelsson P, Fredrikson P, Nilsson A, Andersson JK, Karrholm J. Forearm torque and lifting strength: normative data. (In press, J Hand Surg, Am.)

Axelsson P, Sollerman C, Karrholm J. Validity and responsiveness of forearm strength measurements in the evaluation of distal radioulnar joint implant arthroplasty. (In manuscript)
Date of Defence: 2018-03-02
Disputation: Fredagen den 2 mars, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Distal Radioulnar joint arthroplasty
Forearm torque and lifting strength measurements
Normative data
Reliability
Validity
Responsiveness
Abstract: The growing interest in distal radioulnar (DRUJ) disorders underlines the need for further improved evaluations of treatment outcome. Load-bearing and optimising torque are important features of the DRUJ, but they are rarely measured when assessing DRUJ interventions. To make these measurements easily accessible in clinical situations, we developed two methods for quantifying lifting strength and forearm torque. In this thesis, we report the outcomes after surgery with two types of DRU... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0390-9 (Print)
978-91-629-0390-6 (Pdf)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/54529
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