Which instrument should we use to assess hand function after digital replantation?

@article{Kamburolu2011WhichIS,
  title={Which instrument should we use to assess hand function after digital replantation?},
  author={Haldun Onuralp Kamburoǧlu and Ayşe Esra Koku Aksu and Erçin S{\"o}nmez and Evren Tevfik Isci and Tuba Şafak and Abdullah Keçik},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery, European volume},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={392-5}
}
The functional recovery of a replanted body part is as important as its viability. We compared four instruments frequently used for the evaluation of hand function after digital replantation. The functional results of 17 patients at least one year after replantation of a total digital amputation between 2004 and 2007 were evaluated according to the Tamai, Ipsen, Chen and Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand questionnaires. Scores of each patient for each test were calculated and intra… CONTINUE READING

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