Outcome after pollicization: comparison of patients with mild and severe longitudinal radial deficiency.

@article{Kraker2013OutcomeAP,
  title={Outcome after pollicization: comparison of patients with mild and severe longitudinal radial deficiency.},
  author={Marjolein de Kraker and Ruud W. Selles and Jeanette van Vooren and Henk J. Stam and Steven E. R. Hovius},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={131 4},
  pages={544e-51e}
}
BACKGROUND Pollicization of the index finger is a well-established treatment in type IIIB to type V hypoplastic thumbs. However, there is a lack of quantitative outcome studies, and little is known about the outcome differences between patients with mild and severe longitudinal radial deficiencies. Therefore, the aim of this study was to quantitatively assess and compare outcome after pollicization in severe and mild longitudinal radial deficiency and compare outcome to healthy controls… CONTINUE READING