Comparison of functional outcome scores in radial polydactyly.

  title={Comparison of functional outcome scores in radial polydactyly.},
  author={Robert R. Dijkman and Christianne A. van Nieuwenhoven and Ruud W. Selles and Steven E. R. Hovius},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={96 6},
BACKGROUND A wide range of outcome assessment systems have been used to describe the results and evaluate residual impairment after surgery for radial polydactyly. We conducted a study to determine which of these assessment systems should be considered superior for the most common types of radial polydactyly (types II and IV). METHODS Ten outcome assessment systems were selected. Three examiners independently evaluated thirty-seven patients, aged four to twenty-two years, with radial… CONTINUE READING


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