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Retired Consultant, Hand and Microsurgery Section, Orthopaedic Department , Rikshospitalet, Oslo , Norway.
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Name: Acta orthopaedica
The human wrist joint is unique from functional and anatomic standpoints. Numerous articulations exist within the wrist that allow for many options for partial wrist fusion and arthroplasty. In cases ...
This study aims to retrospectively review the short-term surgical outcome of wrist fusion using wrist fusion rod (WFR).
In current clinical practice, the mercury sphygmomanometer (MS) is being replaced by alternatives as aneroid sphygmomanometer and semiautomatic and automatic-type digital sphygmomanometers (DS). Howev...
The ideal dorsal wrist approach has to provide the best exposure while preserving sensitive dorsal nerve branches, dorsal veins, and skin integrity. Longitudinal incision is mostly used in the wrist s...
Arthroscopy of the wrist has developed in the shadow of arthroscopy of the large joints. Nowadays, wrist arthroscopy has a relevant importance in the diagnostics and therapy in hand surgery and is ind...
Total joint replacements are some of the most successful medical devices developed over the last fifty years. They enable millions of people to remain ambulatory and pain free, with minim...
We will test on persons with chronic impairment due to stroke: 1. whether the order in which robot therapy is delivered influences outcomes (shoulder-and-elbow before wrist vs. wri...
The study will compare the effectiveness of a prefabricated wrist splint with thermoplast reinforcements versus a short arm cast in skeletally immature children. The hypothesis is that th...
Purpose:Evaluate the feasibility of T2 cartilage mapping on MRI of the wrist and correlate with T2 mapping of knee cartilage. Study protocol: Phase 1. 10 healthy volunteers, Phase 2. 10 v...
The study looks at a new treatment for wrist and finger contractures -- a condition where the affected hand is in a "closed" position, with the wrist and fingers stiff and difficult to mov...
Injuries to the wrist or the wrist joint.
The articulations extending from the WRIST distally to the FINGERS. These include the WRIST JOINT; CARPAL JOINTS; METACARPOPHALANGEAL JOINT; and FINGER JOINT.
Prosthetic replacements for arms, legs, and parts thereof.
Devices, usually alloplastic, surgically inserted into or onto the jawbone, which support a single prosthetic tooth and serve either as abutments or as cosmetic replacements for missing teeth.
Disease involving the ULNAR NERVE from its origin in the BRACHIAL PLEXUS to its termination in the hand. Clinical manifestations may include PARESIS or PARALYSIS of wrist flexion, finger flexion, thumb adduction, finger abduction, and finger adduction. Sensation over the medial palm, fifth finger, and ulnar aspect of the ring finger may also be impaired. Common sites of injury include the AXILLA, cubital tunnel at the ELBOW, and Guyon's canal at the wrist. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1995, Ch51 pp43-5)