finger joint

Summary

Summary: The articulation between the head of one phalanx and the base of the one distal to it, in each finger.

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  1. ncbi The arthropathy of systemic sclerosis: a 12 month prospective clinical and imaging study
    Giovanni La Montagna
    Dipartimento Medico Chirurgico di Internistica, Clinica e Sperimentale F Magrassi e A Lanzara, Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Seconda Universita di Napoli, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 34:35-41. 2005
  2. ncbi Development of a finger biomechanical model and its considerations
    Kim Seng Fok
    School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    J Biomech 43:701-13. 2010
  3. ncbi Three-dimensional diffuse optical tomography of osteoarthritis: initial results in the finger joints
    Zhen Yuan
    University of Florida, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Gainesville, Florida 32611 6131, USA
    J Biomed Opt 12:034001. 2007
  4. pmc First assessment of three-dimensional quantitative photoacoustic tomography for in vivo detection of osteoarthritis in the finger joints
    Yao Sun
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Med Phys 38:4009-17. 2011
  5. ncbi Predictors of functional impairment and pain in erosive osteoarthritis of the interphalangeal joints: comparison with controlled inflammatory arthritis
    Ruth Wittoek
    University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Arthritis Rheum 64:1430-6. 2012
  6. pmc Prospective two year follow up study comparing novel and conventional imaging procedures in patients with arthritic finger joints
    M Backhaus
    Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charite University Hospital, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:895-904. 2002
  7. pmc Speed invariance of independent control of finger movements in pianists
    Shinichi Furuya
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:2060-8. 2012
  8. ncbi Interrater reliability in finger joint goniometer measurement in Dupuytren's disease
    Christina Engstrand
    Department of Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Burns, Rehab Unit Floor 09, Linkoping University Hospital, S 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Am J Occup Ther 66:98-103. 2012
  9. ncbi Radiographic prognosis of finger joint damage predicted by early alteration in synovial vascularity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Potential utility of power doppler sonography in clinical practice
    Jun Fukae
    Hokkaido Medical Center for Rheumatic Diseases, Sapporo, Japan
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1247-53. 2011
  10. ncbi Heterozygous mutations in the gene encoding noggin affect human joint morphogenesis
    Y Gong
    Department of Genetics and Center for Human Genetics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Nat Genet 21:302-4. 1999

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  1. ncbi The arthropathy of systemic sclerosis: a 12 month prospective clinical and imaging study
    Giovanni La Montagna
    Dipartimento Medico Chirurgico di Internistica, Clinica e Sperimentale F Magrassi e A Lanzara, Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Seconda Universita di Napoli, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 34:35-41. 2005
    ..To assess the clinical and radiological features of systemic sclerosis (SSc) joint involvement in a prospective cross-sectional study...
  2. ncbi Development of a finger biomechanical model and its considerations
    Kim Seng Fok
    School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    J Biomech 43:701-13. 2010
    ..The feasibility of the proposed methodology was deemed satisfactory as the simulated results were concordant with in-vivo results for the extrinsic flexors...
  3. ncbi Three-dimensional diffuse optical tomography of osteoarthritis: initial results in the finger joints
    Zhen Yuan
    University of Florida, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Gainesville, Florida 32611 6131, USA
    J Biomed Opt 12:034001. 2007
    ..The results of this pilot study show potential for quantitative imaging and diagnosis of early OA by DOT...
  4. pmc First assessment of three-dimensional quantitative photoacoustic tomography for in vivo detection of osteoarthritis in the finger joints
    Yao Sun
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Med Phys 38:4009-17. 2011
    ..The purpose of this pilot clinical study is to assess three-dimensional (3-D) quantitative photoacoustic tomography (qPAT) for in vivo detection of osteoarthritis (OA) in the finger joints...
  5. ncbi Predictors of functional impairment and pain in erosive osteoarthritis of the interphalangeal joints: comparison with controlled inflammatory arthritis
    Ruth Wittoek
    University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Arthritis Rheum 64:1430-6. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Prospective two year follow up study comparing novel and conventional imaging procedures in patients with arthritic finger joints
    M Backhaus
    Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charite University Hospital, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:895-904. 2002
    ..Additionally, to study the course of soft tissue lesions depicted in the initial study in comparison with the clinical findings...
  7. pmc Speed invariance of independent control of finger movements in pianists
    Shinichi Furuya
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:2060-8. 2012
    ..Strong temporal constraints on finger movements during piano playing may underlie the maintained independent control of fingers over a wider range of tempi, a feature being likely to be specific to skilled pianists...
  8. ncbi Interrater reliability in finger joint goniometer measurement in Dupuytren's disease
    Christina Engstrand
    Department of Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Burns, Rehab Unit Floor 09, Linkoping University Hospital, S 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Am J Occup Ther 66:98-103. 2012
    ..The results indicate that following these standardized guidelines, the interrater reliability of goniometer measurements is high for digital ROM in people with Dupuytren's disease...
  9. ncbi Radiographic prognosis of finger joint damage predicted by early alteration in synovial vascularity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Potential utility of power doppler sonography in clinical practice
    Jun Fukae
    Hokkaido Medical Center for Rheumatic Diseases, Sapporo, Japan
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1247-53. 2011
    To investigate the relationship between synovial vascularity and progression of structural bone damage in each finger joint in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to demonstrate synovial vascularity as a potential therapeutic ..
  10. ncbi Heterozygous mutations in the gene encoding noggin affect human joint morphogenesis
    Y Gong
    Department of Genetics and Center for Human Genetics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Nat Genet 21:302-4. 1999
    ..The findings reported here confirm that NOG is essential for joint formation and suggest that NOG requirements during skeletogenesis differ between species and between specific skeletal elements within species...
  11. ncbi Structural and inflammatory sonographic findings in erosive and non-erosive osteoarthritis of the interphalangeal finger joints
    Ruth Wittoek
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Gent, De Pintelaan, Gent, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:2173-6. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi Osteoarthritis of the peripheral joints
    Ingemar F Petersson
    Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, S 313 92, Oskarström, Sweden
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 16:741-60. 2002
    ..Furthermore, methods of diagnosing and delineating clinically relevant forms of OA, now and in the future, are presented as well as current knowledge of the risk factors for developing and the factors for preventing OA...
  13. ncbi Doppler ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging of synovial inflammation of the hand in rheumatoid arthritis: a comparative study
    L Terslev
    The Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 48:2434-41. 2003
    ....
  14. ncbi Noninvasive photoacoustic tomography of human peripheral joints toward diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis
    Xueding Wang
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Opt Lett 32:3002-4. 2007
    ..As a novel technology with unique advantages, PAT holds promise for early diagnosis of inflammatory joint disorders and accurate monitoring of disease progression and response to therapy...
  15. ncbi Inflammatory osteoarthritis of the hand
    Leonardo Punzi
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:301-12. 2010
    ..Thus, it is probably preferable to use the double term inflammatory/erosive to better define this particular subset of HOA...
  16. ncbi Sagittal laser optical tomography for imaging of rheumatoid finger joints
    Andreas H Hielscher
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Phys Med Biol 49:1147-63. 2004
    ..We have used this system to obtain tomographic images of six proximal interphalangeal finger joints from two patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The optical images were compared to clinical symptoms and ultrasound images...
  17. ncbi Joint kinematics simulation from medical imaging data
    S Van Sint Jan
    Department for Human Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Brussels, Belgium
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 44:1175-84. 1997
    ..A full complement of interactive tools (virtual dials and buttons controlled via mouse) was used to enhance the user interface. The development of the system, the model and the advantages and disadvantages of the method are discussed...
  18. ncbi Closing in on the neural mechanisms of finger joint angle sense. Focus on "Quantitative analysis of dynamic strain sensitivity in human skin mechanoreceptors"
    Kenneth Johnson
    J Neurophysiol 92:3167-8. 2004
  19. ncbi Change of synovial vascularity in a single finger joint assessed by power doppler sonography correlated with radiographic change in rheumatoid arthritis: comparative study of a novel quantitative score with a semiquantitative score
    Jun Fukae
    Tokeidai Memorial Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:657-63. 2010
    To investigate the relationship between synovial vascularity assessed by quantitative power Doppler sonography (PDS) and progression of structural bone damage in a single finger joint in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
  20. ncbi Reverse engineering finger extensor apparatus morphology from measured coupled interphalangeal joint angle trajectories - a generic 2D kinematic model
    J N A L Leijnse
    Department of Biomedical, Electro and Mechanical Systems, Ecole Polytechnique, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
    J Biomech 45:569-78. 2012
    ..These accuracies suggest the model reflects real functional EA principles, with potential applications in biomechanical modeling, surgical reconstruction, rehabilitation, and prosthetic EA replacements...
  21. ncbi Morphology of the interphalangeal joint surface and its functional relevance
    Clemens Dumont
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    J Hand Surg Am 33:9-18. 2008
    ..To study and to clarify the curvature morphology of the articular surfaces of the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint and to relate joint morphology and joint kinematics...
  22. ncbi Physiological functions of the human finger
    C Dumont
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Gottingen, Germany
    J Physiol Pharmacol 59:69-74. 2008
    ..data describing the physiological curvature morphology of the corresponding articulating surfaces in each finger joint, it is shown that a) the flexion of each finger joint is described by two angles of flexion; b) in each finger ..
  23. ncbi Kinematic evaluation of the finger's interphalangeal joints coupling mechanism--variability, flexion-extension differences, triggers, locking swanneck deformities, anthropometric correlations
    J N A L Leijnse
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Biomech 43:2381-93. 2010
    ..The data as a whole provide the most comprehensive collection of interphalangeal joint trajectories for clinical reference and model validation known to us to date...
  24. ncbi Validity of pulp-to-palm distance as a measure of finger flexion
    J C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Laboratory, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Br 26:432-5. 2001
    ..Further methodological evaluation is required to support the use of pulp-to-palm distance measures as an outcome indicator...
  25. ncbi Interrater and intrarater reliability of finger goniometric measurements
    Erika Lewis
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 64:555-61. 2010
    ..24 to .95, with passive measures lower than active measures. These results provide clinicians with evidence for using this specific goniometer and issues associated with various therapists assessing finger ROM...
  26. ncbi Arthroplasty of the proximal interphalangeal joint using costal cartilage grafts
    T Hasegawa
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 17:583-5. 1992
    ..The technique is a useful alternative to other forms of arthroplasty or arthrodesis, and can provide satisfactory functional results when there is a partial defect of the head of the proximal phalanx...
  27. ncbi Visual estimation of finger angles: do we need goniometers?
    V Rose
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Queen Victoria Hospital, Holtye Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3DZ, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 27:382-4. 2002
    ..Although visual accuracy improves with experience, it is still an inaccurate technique. We, therefore, recommend that goniometers should be used for measuring angles in hand surgery patients...
  28. ncbi Identification of a novel NOG gene mutation (P35S) in an Italian family with symphalangism
    M Mangino
    C S S Mendel Institute and University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Hum Mutat 19:308. 2002
    ..Therefore, this codon should play an important role in NOG gene function. This is the first mutation described for NOG after the initial report of NOG mutations being causative of SYM...
  29. pmc Ultrasonography of the metacarpophalangeal and proximal interphalangeal joints in rheumatoid arthritis: a comparison with magnetic resonance imaging, conventional radiography and clinical examination
    Marcin Szkudlarek
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Copenhagen Hvidovre Hospital, Kettegard Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R52. 2006
    ..This study shows that ultrasonography has the potential to improve assessment of patients with RA...
  30. ncbi Symphalangism in Hawaii: a study of three distinct ethnic pedigrees
    S A Gaal
    Department of Surgery, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
    J Hand Surg Am 13:783-7. 1988
    ..Surgical intervention in the hands is seldom, if ever, indicated but correction of the associated hearing loss is rewarding...
  31. pmc Visual and computer software-aided estimates of Dupuytren's contractures: correlation with clinical goniometric measurements
    R P Smith
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 91:296-300. 2009
    ..This is performed in clinic with a goniometer, pre- and postoperatively. Monitoring the recurrence of the contracture can inform on surgical outcome, research and audit...
  32. ncbi Localization of the gene (SYM1) for proximal symphalangism to human chromosome 17q21-q22
    M H Polymeropoulos
    National Center for Human Genome Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Genomics 27:225-9. 1995
    ..We have established linkage for this disorder to markers on chromosome 17 (17q21-q22), with Zmax = 6.98 at theta = 0.05 with marker D17S790...
  33. ncbi A method to score radiographic change in psoriatic arthritis
    S Wassenberg
    Evangelisches Fachkrankenhaus Rheumaklinik Rosenstrasse 2 40882 Ratingen
    Z Rheumatol 60:156-66. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: We propose a method for scoring radiographic change in psoriatic arthritis which reliably quantifies the progression of the disease seen on radiographs...
  34. ncbi Finger joint reconstruction with costal osteochondral graft
    Kazuki Sato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 12:150-5. 2008
    Cartilage disorders of the finger joint may influence hand function. Loss of integrity of the finger joint may severely compromise its stability and may lead to degenerative arthritis...
  35. ncbi Development of finger-motion capturing device based on optical linear encoder
    Kang Li
    Robotics Research Centre, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    J Rehabil Res Dev 48:69-82. 2011
    ..A user study evaluated the SmartGlove using a standard protocol and found high repeatability and reliability in both the gripped and flat-hand positions compared with four other evaluated data gloves using the same protocol...
  36. ncbi The motion analysis system and goniometry of the finger joints
    H Y Chiu
    Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Hand Surg Br 23:788-91. 1998
    ..The advantages of using the motion analysis system is that it can record and show the changes in angle of all finger joints continuously during finger motion...
  37. ncbi The accuracy of goniometric measurements of proximal interphalangeal joints in fresh cadavers: comparison between methods of measurement, types of goniometers, and fingers
    Masami Kato
    Department of Rehabilitation, Sapporo Medical University Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Ther 20:12-8; quiz 19. 2007
    ..We recommend use of the lateral method with any of the three goniometers for measurement of PIP range of motion. Goniometers with short arms are considered to be suitable for the dorsal method...
  38. ncbi A method of two-dimensional measurement for evaluating finger motion impairment. A description of the method and comparison with angular measurement
    H Y Chiu
    Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Hand Surg Br 20:691-5. 1995
    ..The drawback of the two-dimensional method is that it is more difficult to use than the conventional method...
  39. ncbi Lateral digital photography with computer-aided goniometry versus standard goniometry for recording finger joint angles
    G A Georgeu
    Plastic Surgery Department, West Norwich Hospital, Norwich, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 27:184-6. 2002
    This study compares the accuracy of computer-aided goniometry with standard goniometry. 109 finger joint angles at the extremes of flexion and extension were measured by a senior hand therapist using standard goniometry...
  40. pmc Reliability and validity of the delta finger-to-palm (FTP), a new measure of finger range of motion in systemic sclerosis
    Kathryn S Torok
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Rheumatology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:S28-36. 2010
    ....
  41. ncbi Positive synovial vascularity in patients with low disease activity indicates smouldering inflammation leading to joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis: time-integrated joint inflammation estimated by synovial vascularity in each finger joint
    Jun Fukae
    Hokkaido Medical Center for Rheumatic Diseases, 1 45, 3 Chome, 1 Jo, Kotoni, Nishi ku, Sapporo 063 0811, Japan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:523-8. 2013
    To investigate the relationship between synovial vascularity and joint damage progression in each finger joint of patients with RA under low disease activity during treatment with biologic agents.
  42. ncbi Multiple osteochondral autograft transfer to the proximal interphalangeal joint: case report
    Tuna Ozyurekoglu
    Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center, CM Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Hand Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:931-5. 2010
    ..0 mm were applied to the defects and congruency was restored. We confirmed vascularity of the grafts by magnetic resonance. The boy returned to full sports activities. No signs of arthritis were seen at 4-year follow-up radiographs...
  43. ncbi Computer-aided joint space analysis of the metacarpal-phalangeal and proximal-interphalangeal finger joint: normative age-related and gender-specific data
    Alexander Pfeil
    Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Erlanger Allee 101, 07747 Jena, Germany
    Skeletal Radiol 36:853-64. 2007
    ..and computer-aided diagnostic system for the measurement of metacarpal-phalangeal and proximal-interphalangeal finger joint widths; additionally, the determination of sex differences and the investigation of changes in joint width with ..
  44. pmc Prevalence and pattern of radiographic hand osteoarthritis and association with pain and disability (the Rotterdam study)
    S Dahaghin
    Department of General Practice, Room Ff 325, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:682-7. 2005
    ..To investigate the prevalence and pattern of radiographic osteoarthritis (ROA) of the hand joints and its association with self reported hand pain and disability...
  45. ncbi A novel ultrasonographic synovitis scoring system suitable for analyzing finger joint inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis
    Alexander K Scheel
    Georg August University Gottingen, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 52:733-43. 2005
    To develop an ultrasonographic (US) synovitis scoring system suitable for evaluation of finger joint inflammation in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to compare semiquantitative US scoring with quantitative US ..
  46. pmc Interobserver reliability of rheumatologists performing musculoskeletal ultrasonography: results from a EULAR "Train the trainers" course
    A K Scheel
    Department of Medicine, Nephrology and Rheumatology, Robert Koch Strasse 40, D 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:1043-9. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi SACRAH: a score for assessment and quantification of chronic rheumatic affections of the hands
    B F Leeb
    Second Department of Medicine, Humanisklinikum Lower Austria, Lower Austrian Center for Rheumatology, Stockerau
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:1173-8. 2003
    ..To establish a questionnaire to quantify the extent of the function and activities of the hand in patients with degenerative or inflammatory disease of the hand and finger joints...
  48. pmc Magnetic resonance imaging, radiography, and scintigraphy of the finger joints: one year follow up of patients with early arthritis. The TIRA Group
    M Klarlund
    The Danish Research Centre of Magnetic Resonance, H S Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen
    Ann Rheum Dis 59:521-8. 2000
    ..Additionally, to compare the results with radiography, bone scintigraphy, and clinical findings...
  49. ncbi Joint angle variability in 3D bimanual pointing: uncontrolled manifold analysis
    Dmitry Domkin
    Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, University of Gavle, Box 7629, 907 12, Umea, Sweden
    Exp Brain Res 163:44-57. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi A high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging study of distal interphalangeal joint arthropathy in psoriatic arthritis and osteoarthritis: are they the same?
    Ai Lyn Tan
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, Chapel Allerton Hospital, and University of Leeds, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 54:1328-33. 2006
    ..This study used high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to investigate the basis for hand disease localization in both conditions...
  51. ncbi Prevalence and involvement patterns of radiographic hand osteoarthritis in Japanese women: the Hizen-Oshima Study
    Naoki Toba
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, 807 8555, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 24:344-8. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi Optimal daily total end range time for contracture: resolution in hand splinting
    Celeste Glasgow
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Hand Ther 16:207-18. 2003
    ..Pretreatment joint stiffness (p = 0.162) and joint type (p = 0.463) did not influence final TROM significantly. These findings help to provide some controlled data from which therapists may base future prescription (dose) of daily TERT...
  53. ncbi Radiographic hand osteoarthritis: patterns and associations with hand pain and function in a community-dwelling sample
    M Marshall
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:1440-7. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine relationships of ROA at different hand joints, use the findings to define radiographic sub-groups and investigate their associations with pain and function...
  54. ncbi Treatment of erosive osteoarthritis of the hands by intra-articular infliximab injections: a pilot study
    Antonella Fioravanti
    Unit of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, University of Siena, Viale Bracci 1, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Rheumatol Int 29:961-5. 2009
    ..No local or systemic adverse reactions were recorded. Our study shows the symptomatic effect and a possible disease modifying action of i.a. infliximab in erosive osteoarthritis of the hands...
  55. ncbi Chronic flexion contracture of proximal interphalangeal joint treated with the compass hinge external fixator. A consecutive series of 27 cases
    S Houshian
    Department of Orthopaedics, Hand Section, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    J Hand Surg Br 27:356-8. 2002
    ..Complications included superficial pin-track infection in 11 cases and pin loosening in four cases...
  56. ncbi Interobserver agreement in ultrasonography of the finger and toe joints in rheumatoid arthritis
    Marcin Szkudlarek
    University of Copenhagen Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 48:955-62. 2003
    ..To evaluate the interobserver agreement of ultrasonographic assessment of finger and toe joints in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by 2 investigators with different medical backgrounds...
  57. ncbi A robot-assisted study of intrinsic muscle regulation on proximal interphalangeal joint stiffness by varying metacarpophalangeal joint position
    Zong Ming Li
    Hand Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:407-15. 2006
    The tightness of intrinsic hand muscles is a common cause of finger joint stiffness...
  58. ncbi A 3-D dynamic model of human finger for studying free movements
    J L Sancho-Bru
    Departament de Tecnologia, Universitat Jaume I, Campus de Riu Sec, 12071 Castello, Spain
    J Biomech 34:1491-500. 2001
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  59. ncbi Long-term results of surgical management of proximal interphalangeal joint contracture
    Sean D Ghidella
    Curtis National Hand Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 27:799-805. 2002
    ..The best surgical candidate is a patient younger than 28 years with a less severe diagnosis and who has preoperative maximum flexion measurement < 43 degrees...
  60. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging of wrist and finger joints in healthy subjects occasionally shows changes resembling erosions and synovitis as seen in rheumatoid arthritis
    Bo Ejbjerg
    Department of Radiology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1097-106. 2004
    ....
  61. ncbi Ultrasound and power Doppler evaluation of the hand and wrist in patients with psoriatic arthritis
    J Milosavljevic
    Department of Oncology, Radiology and Clinical Immunology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Radiol 46:374-85. 2005
    ..To evaluate the ability of high-resolution and power Doppler sonography in detecting joint and tendon abnormalities in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) of the hands and wrists compared with clinical and radiological findings...
  62. ncbi Rheumatoid arthritis of the hand and wrist: comparison of three imaging techniques
    Bachir Taouli
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0628, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:937-43. 2004
    ..5-T MRI, 0.2-T low-field-strength dedicated extremity MRI, and radiography to detect and grade bone erosions, joint-space narrowing, and synovitis in the hands and wrists of patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  63. ncbi Systems to assess the progression of finger joint osteoarthritis and the effects of disease modifying osteoarthritis drugs
    G Verbruggen
    Ghent University Hospital, University of Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Rheumatol 21:231-43. 2002
    ..bone changes allowed the classic OA-associated anatomical lesions to be used to score the progression of finger joint OA...
  64. ncbi Distraction with external fixator for contractures of proximal interphalangeal joints: good outcome in 10 cases
    Shirzad Houshian
    Department of Orthopedics, Hand Section, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Acta Orthop Scand 75:225-8. 2004
    ..The technique was tested on 10 patients. We found that the fixator is easy to apply and effective in reducing contractures of the PIP joint by soft tissue distraction...
  65. ncbi Results of proximal interphalangeal joint release for flexion contractures: midlateral versus palmar incision
    P Brüser
    Department of Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Malteser Hospital, Bonn, Germany
    J Hand Surg Am 24:288-94. 1999
    ..5-year follow-up examination. The improvement in ROM was significantly better in the midlateral incision group than in the palmar incision group...
  66. ncbi Characterization of multijoint finger stiffness: dependence on finger posture and force direction
    T E Milner
    School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B C, Canada
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 45:1363-75. 1998
    ..In contrast, we did not find a monotonic relation between joint stiffness and net joint torque, which we attributed to the need to vary the amount of cocontraction of antagonistic muscles when controlling the direction of finger force...
  67. ncbi Imaging in rheumatoid arthritis--why MRI and ultrasonography can no longer be ignored
    Mikkel Ostergaard
    Scand J Rheumatol 32:63-73. 2003
    ..Pursuing the goal of improving patient care and disease outcome, rheumatologists can no longer afford to ignore MRI and US as means to measure disease activity and joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis...
  68. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging findings in 84 patients with early rheumatoid arthritis: bone marrow oedema predicts erosive progression
    E A Haavardsholm
    Department of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Box 23 Vinderen, N 0319 Oslo, Norway
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:794-800. 2008
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  69. pmc Neural network committees for finger joint angle estimation from surface EMG signals
    Nikhil A Shrirao
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325 0302, USA
    Biomed Eng Online 8:2. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present investigation was to develop a technique to predict the finger joint angle from the surface EMG measurements of the extensor muscle using neural network models.
  70. ncbi Total collateral ligament excision for contractures of the proximal interphalangeal joint
    E Diao
    Department of Surgery, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York
    J Hand Surg Am 18:395-402. 1993
    ..This radical surgical approach to contracted proximal interphalangeal joints is justified by the improved range of motion without instability...
  71. ncbi Extrasynovial ultrasound abnormalities in the psoriatic finger. Prospective comparative power-doppler study versus rheumatoid arthritis
    Bernard Fournie
    Service de Clinique de Rhumatologie, CHU de Purpan, TSA 40031, 31059 Toulouse Cedex 9, France
    Joint Bone Spine 73:527-31. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that inflammation of the fibrous skeleton of the finger may lead to the clinical and radiological features that distinguish PsA from RA of the finger...
  72. ncbi Complex, multidimensional thumb movements generated by individual extrinsic muscles
    Zong Ming Li
    Hand Research Laboratory, Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 210 Lothrop Street, E1641 BST, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Orthop Res 26:1289-95. 2008
    ..We concluded that each muscle produces movements in multiple joints and/or in multiple anatomical directions. The findings provide a novel insight into the biomechanical roles of the extrinsic muscles of the thumb...
  73. ncbi Distraction correction of chronic flexion contractures of PIP joint: comparison between two distraction rates
    Shirzad Houshian
    Department of Orthopaedics, Upper Limb Unit, University Hospital Lewisham, London, UK
    J Hand Surg Am 32:651-6. 2007
    ..5 mm/day and the other group with 1.0 mm/day. We also compared and evaluated the results of external fixation removal at 1 week versus 2 weeks after full correction...
  74. ncbi Anterior tenoarthrolysis for severe flexion contracture of the fingers (the "TATA" operation): a review of 50 cases
    P Lorea
    Hospital Universitario de Gran Canaria University of Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria and SOS Main Strasbourg, France
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:224-9. 2007
    ..One PIP joint developed septic arthritis immediately after surgery. The benefit of this salvage operation is mainly in the change of the active range of motion to a more functional arc...
  75. ncbi Finger joint impedance during tapping on a computer keyswitch
    Devin L Jindrich
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Biomech 37:1589-96. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the MCP joint does work on the interphalangeal joints as well as on the keyswitch...
  76. ncbi The role of sub-maximal force production in the enslaving phenomenon
    S Slobounov
    Department of Kinesiology, 19 Recreation Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 5702, USA
    Brain Res 954:212-9. 2002
    ..Overall, our data suggest that enslaving effect is a task specific phenomenon and depends on the amount of force produced by the master finger...
  77. ncbi Treatment of severely contracted fingers with combined use of cross-finger and side finger transposition flaps
    Ersin Ulkur
    Plastik ve Rekonstruktif Cerrahi Klinigi ve Yanik Unitesi, GATA Haydarpasa Egitim Hastanesi, Selimiye Mahallesi Tibbiye Caddesi, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1709-14. 2005
    ..In the present study, the authors combined use of the cross-finger flap and the side-finger transposition flap to cover the skin and soft-tissue defect created by contracture release of severely contracted fingers...
  78. pmc Morbid anatomy of 'erosive osteoarthritis' of the interphalangeal finger joints: an optimised scoring system to monitor disease progression in affected joints
    Gust Verbruggen
    Department of Rheumatology, 0K12 IB Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan, 185, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:862-7. 2010
    ....
  79. pmc Doppler ultrasound findings in healthy wrists and finger joints
    L Terslev
    The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Frederiksberg Hospital, DK 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:644-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the presence of flow by Doppler ultrasound (DUS) in the wrist and finger joints (carpometacarpal 1 (CMC1), metacarpophalangeal (MCP), and proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joints) of healthy controls...
  80. ncbi Measuring finger joint cartilage by ultrasound as a promising alternative to conventional radiograph imaging
    Burkhard Möller
    University Hospital Berne, Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland
    Arthritis Rheum 61:435-41. 2009
    To evaluate the reliability and validity of a novel ultrasound (US) imaging method to measure metacarpophalangeal (MCP) and proximal interphalangeal (PIP) finger joint cartilage.
  81. ncbi Resurfacing hemipulp losses of the thumb: the cross finger flap revisited: indications, technical refinements, outcomes, and long-term neurosensory recovery
    Colin Yi Loong Woon
    Department of Hand Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Plast Surg 61:385-91. 2008
    ..The proximal and middle phalanges of both the index and long fingers may serve as donor sites, allowing the surgeon to best select skin cover based on defect size and options in finger positioning...
  82. ncbi Use of intrinsic thumb muscles may help to improve lateral pinch function restored by tendon transfer
    Joseph D Towles
    Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:387-94. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate if one of the intrinsic muscles could generate a more suitably directed thumb-tip force during lateral pinch than that of flexor pollicis longus...
  83. ncbi [Dorsolateral dislocation of the proximal interphalangeal joint: closed reduction and early active motion versus static splinting]
    R Arora
    Universitätsklinik für Unfallchirurgie und Sporttraumatologie Vorstand Univ Prof Dr M Blauth, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 39:225-8. 2007
    ..Degenerative arthritis was seen in six patients. Early active motion following dorsolateral dislocation of the proximal interphalangeal joint leads to significantly superior results regarding the active range of motion and pinch power...
  84. ncbi Treatment of basal joint arthritis of the thumb: trapeziectomy with or without tendon interposition/ligament reconstruction
    L De Smet
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, UZ Pellenberg, Belgium
    Hand Surg 9:5-9. 2004
    ..There was also a significant correlation between the remaining trapezial space and key pinch force...
  85. ncbi Evaluation of an instrumented glove for hand-movement acquisition
    Laura Dipietro
    RTR Research Centre in Rehabilitation Bioengineering, INAIL Prosthetic Centre, Viareggio, LU, Italy
    J Rehabil Res Dev 40:179-89. 2003
    ..It also allows for dynamic and simultaneous recording of hand-joint movements. Future work will investigate accuracy of measurements...
  86. ncbi In vivo flexor tendon forces increase with finger and wrist flexion during active finger flexion and extension
    Katarzyna Kursa
    Department of Bioengineering, University of California, San Francisco, Richmond, California, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:763-9. 2006
    ..This risk can be further decreased for a FDS tendon repair by reducing wrist flexion angle...
  87. ncbi Hand function and activity performance of children with longitudinal radial deficiency
    Laurien M Buffart
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:2408-15. 2008
    ..In this study, we used standardized instruments to assess impairments in hand function and activity limitations and explored the relationship between the two...
  88. ncbi Dorsolateral dislocation of the proximal interphalangeal joint: closed reduction and early active motion or static splinting; a retrospective study
    R Arora
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 124:486-8. 2004
    ..The patients were assigned randomly. The inclusion criteria were: adult patients over the age of 18 with isolated, acute, closed dorsolateral dislocation of the PIP joint...
  89. ncbi Manipulabilities of the index finger and thumb in three tip-pinch postures
    Ryuichi Yokogawa
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Doshisha University, Kyo tanabe, Kyoto, 610 0321, Japan
    J Biomech Eng 126:212-9. 2004
    ..In two-dimensional tip-pinch, it was possible that the index finger worked actively while the thumb worked passively to support the manipulation of the index finger...
  90. ncbi Free vascularized joint transfer from the nonreplantable digit as a free flap for primary reconstruction of complex hand injury
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 29:931-5. 2004
    ..Two years after surgery active range of motion of the reconstructed MCP joint was 35 degrees extension to 85 degrees flexion with no instability or pain...
  91. ncbi Microvascular soft tissue reconstruction of the digits
    A Turner
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Queen Victoria Hospital, Holyte Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 3DZ, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:441-50. 2006
    ..Local reconstruction techniques are popular but can result in a functional limitation at the donor site. Small free flaps though complex, may provide a superior alternative...
  92. ncbi Brachialis muscle transfer to reconstruct finger flexion or wrist extension in brachial plexus palsy
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Joana de Gusmão Children s Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 31:190-6. 2006
    ..In this situation a distant muscle may be used. This study describes transfer of the brachialis muscle to the forearm muscles to reconstruct finger flexion or wrist extension in patients with brachial plexus injuries...
  93. ncbi Kirschner-wire fixation for postburn flexion contracture deformity and consequences on articular surface
    Nezih Sungur
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Ann Plast Surg 56:128-32. 2006
    ..This technique was concluded to provide effective immobilization without permanent articular damage...
  94. ncbi Functional outcome of the hand following flexor tendon repair at the 'no man's land'
    T K Chan
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Tseung Kwan O Hospital, Hang Hau, Hong Kong
    J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 14:178-83. 2006
    ..To evaluate the functional outcome of the hand following flexor tendon repair at 'no man's land' using 2 strands of a modified Kessler core suture and combined controlled motion rehabilitation protocol...
  95. ncbi Mini-screw fixation for the treatment of proximal interphalangeal joint dorsal fracture-dislocations
    Stephen C Hamilton
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1349-54. 2006
    ..One method of stabilization is open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF). The purpose of this study was to assess the outcomes of ORIF for unstable dorsal fracture-dislocations of the PIP joint using mini-screws via a volar approach...
  96. ncbi Long-term follow-up of surgical treatment for thumb duplication
    M Larsen
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Hand Surg Br 30:276-81. 2005
    ..Collateral ligament repair did not significantly contribute to joint stability. An objective method of postoperative evaluation showed good results in five, fair results in 12 and poor results in two thumbs...
  97. ncbi Septic arthritis of the small joints of the hand
    M Sinha
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Great Western Hospital, Swindon and Marlborough NHS Trust, Swindon, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 31:665-72. 2006
    ..No patient had significant disability. While there is significant loss of motion after this joint pathology in the early recovery period, overall motion and function appears to improve over the longer term...
  98. ncbi Pyrolytic carbon arthroplasty for posttraumatic arthritis of the proximal interphalangeal joint
    Ryan M Nunley
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1468-74. 2006
    ..To prospectively evaluate the subjective and objective functional outcome of patients treated with a pyrolytic carbon proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint arthroplasty for posttraumatic arthritis...
  99. ncbi Randomized controlled trial on low level laser therapy (LLLT) in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand
    Lucie Brosseau
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5, Canada
    Lasers Surg Med 36:210-9. 2005
    ..Low level laser therapy (LLLT) offers promising symptomatic relief of osteoarthritic (OA) pain. We examined efficacy of active LLLT versus sham LLLT on finger joints and three superficial nerves...
  100. ncbi Hematoma and distraction arthroplasty for thumb basal joint osteoarthritis: minimum 6.5-year follow-up evaluation
    Katherine V Gray
    Combined Orthopedic Plastic Hand Surgery Service, University of California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:23-9. 2007
    ..The goal of the present study was to evaluate the results of this procedure in patients at least 6.5 years after surgery...
  101. ncbi Three-dimensional computed tomography imaging: its applicability in the evaluation of extensor tendons in the hand and wrist
    Toru Sunagawa
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 29:94-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether 3-dimensional (3D) computed tomography (CT) imaging with volume rendering can accurately evaluate extensor tendons in the hand and wrist...

Research Grants27

  1. MOVEMENT CONTROL FOLLOWING FINGER JOINT REPLACEMENT
    J Kelso; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Our new experiments explore the dynamic organization of voluntary movement in joint replacement patients in order to examine the 'tuning' view in more detail...
  2. A NEW FINGER JOINT PROSTHESIS
    Robert Whalen; Fiscal Year: 1990
    A new finger joint prosthesis is to be designed and tested. It will utilize a titanium hinge...
  3. DEVELOPMENT OF AN IMPLANT FOR FINGER JOINT ARTHROPLASTY
    WILFRED LYNCH; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..There are no effective finger joint replacements available...
  4. ENDOSCOPIC ROBOT HAND
    SRIN SASTRY; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The microcomputer converts from finger joint angles to the many cable force and displacement variables required...
  5. In Vivo Rabbit Model of Finger Muscoloskeletal Disorders
    Karen King; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This project proposes to use an in vivo animal model of repetitive finger joint loading to elucidate the relative risks of these factors (repetition and combined force and repetition)...
  6. MRI-Compatible Diffuse Optical Tomography System
    ANDREAS HIELSCHER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This comparison will quantify the advantages and disadvantages of these different optical imaging modalities. ..
  7. OPTICAL TOMOGRAPHY FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF JOINT DISEASES
    ANDREAS HIELSCHER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The ultimate goal of this proposal is to lay the groundwork for a clinical viable joint imager that can be used in a phase II clinical trial in i subsequent studies. ..
  8. Small Animal Tomography System for Green Fluorescent Protein Imaging
    ANDREAS HIELSCHER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For example, the imaging system could help visualize tumor location and growth. If successfully implemented the new imaging system will provide new insights into how various diseases, such as cancer, spread and affect the body. ..
  9. 8th Conference - Chemistry & Biology Mineralized Tissue
    WILLIAM LANDIS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  10. New MRI Sequences/RF Coils for Hand Psoriatic Arthritis
    WINGCHI KWOK; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This technology will allow us to start the clinical evaluation of the disease mechanism and the long-term effect of early treatment. ..
  11. MINERAL-MATRIX RELATIONS IN CALCIFYING TISSUES
    WILLIAM LANDIS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  12. The effect of alternative keyboards on discomfort and typing kinematics
    Nancy A Baker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The effectiveness of alternative keyboards must be verified to ensure that they are providing interventions that will reduce musculoskeletal pain/discomfort and potentially prevent MSD-UE. ..
  13. Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis Epidemiology
    David Hunter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In this project we will evaluate PF cartilage loss and development of this same PF cartilage loss associated with symptoms. ..
  14. Tools for exposure assessment of physical risk factors
    Jack Dennerlein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Technology transfers include potential software products for computer users to monitor their own work patterns. ..
  15. Upper Extremity Dynamics During Keying
    Jack Tigh Dennerlein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of, as well as to elicit the specific coordination of the finger and wrist muscles balancing the wrist and finger joint dynamics...
  16. ErgoChair Smart Manual Wheelchair
    W Richter; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project will develop innovative technology that will dramatically improve the ergonomics of wheelchair transfers and lifting tasks. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL CONTROL OF TARGETED LIMB MOVEMENTS
    Paul Cordo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Developing an Instrument to Measure Keyboarding Style
    Nancy Baker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This information will be integrated into the final tool, the PECKS. The PECKS can then be used to identify an individual who have keyboarding...styles that have been associated with MSD-UE. ..
  19. Interactions of Biomechanics and Psychosocial Stressors and MSDs in the Modern Of
    Jack Tigh Dennerlein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results will influence work place design and policies through the development of new evidence-based interventions. ..
  20. Gene Environment Interaction in Head and Neck Cancer
    Andrew Olshan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed study should contribute knowledge on gene-environment interactions for cancer of the head and neck, but also for other tobacco- and alcohol-related cancers and possibly cancers of unknown etiology. ..
  21. Computerized Radiographic Outcomes for Rheumatoid Hands
    Jeffrey Duryea; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This work will play a major role towards alleviating the effects of this debilitating disease. ..
  22. CASE CONTROL STUDY OF RISK FACTORS FOR WILMS TUMOR
    Andrew Olshan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will provide important new advances in our understanding of Wilms tumor given the study size, quality of exposure assessment, and incorporation of clinical and biological markers of etiologic heterogeneity. ..
  23. COORDINATION OF SITTING UP
    Paul Cordo; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The vertical forces produced on the support surface will be recorded along with segmental kinematics and muscle (EMG) activity. ..
  24. Function of Magnocellular Red Nucleus in Reach-to-grasp
    PETER VAN KAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. Portable low-cost glove for functional hand measures
    LISA SIMONE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. OptiPush Wheelchair Training System
    W Richter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Pre- and post-training evaluations will include exercise capacity, propulsion strength, propulsion efficiency and propulsion biomechanics testing. [unreadable] [unreadable]..