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Loss of elbow range of motion can significantly affect activities of daily living. Measuring elbow range of motion is critical for tracking post surgical outcomes. This study seeks to validate the ability to validate self photography as a means of followup through long distance correspondence.
Loss of elbow range of motion is common after trauma and can significantly affect activities of daily living. Patients across the country travel to tertiary referral centers to have this problem addressed. Followup is critical and can often be difficult given distances between patients home and their healthcare provider. Measuring postoperative outcomes requires accurate and reliable documentation of range of motion. Previously, the investigators have validated digital photography as a means of accurately measuring elbow range of motion. In that study, photographs were taken by a non-professional photographer. With the advance in personal technology, patients now have the ability to take photos themselves. This study seeks to validate self photography, which will ultimately improve patient follow up and improve clinical monitoring
Time Perspective: Prospective
Contracture of Elbow Joint
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-07T17:23:21-0500
The objective of this study is to obtain and compare bilateral elbow joint synovial fluid from patients with unilateral intraarticular elbow fracture and a contralateral healthy appearing ...
• Elbow pain is any type of pain that comes from structures in the elbow joint and/or in structures adjacent to the elbow joint. elbow is a complex joint; it allows to both extension and...
Phase 3, open-label study conducted in United States. Subjects with a diagnosis of Dupuytren's contracture in a metacarpophalangeal (MP) joint or a proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint tha...
Phase 3, double-blind, placebo-controlled study conducted in the United States. Subjects with a diagnosis of Dupuytren's contracture in a metacarpophalangeal (MP) joint or a Proximal inter...
The objectives of the study are to confirm safety and performance of the Zimmer Nexel Total Elbow when used in primary or revision total elbow replacement.
Mast cells have been identified as key mediators of posttraumatic joint contracture, and stabilizing medications (ketotifen) have been shown to decrease contracture severity. Serum mast cell tryptase ...
The intraarticular capacity of the elbow joint is reported to be 23 ± 4ml on cadaveric elbows. During years, this value was the standard. The aim of this observational study was to reanalyze the ...
Surgical procedure to relax the JOINT CAPSULE tissues in a joint that has a reduced range of motion due to CONTRACTURE or TISSUE ADHESIONS or joint deformities.
Region of the body immediately surrounding and including the ELBOW JOINT.
Replacement for an elbow joint.
Prolonged shortening of the muscle or other soft tissue around a joint, preventing movement of the joint.
A hinge joint connecting the FOREARM to the ARM.
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...