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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Megerle, Kai; Hellmich, Susanne; Germann, Günter; Sauerbier, Michael 
Title:
Hardware Location and Clinical Outcome in Ulna Shortening Osteotomy. 
Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of plate location during ulna shortening osteotomy on the incidence of hardware irritation and clinical outcome.Forty patients (17 women, 23 men; mean age, 47 years) who underwent a shortening osteotomy of the ulna due to idiopathic ulna impaction syndrome were examined after a mean of 36 months. All complications and secondary procedures were extracted from the patients' records.The rate of hardware removal was higher in patients who h...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
e549 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
2169-7574 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Plastische Chirurgie und Handchirurgie