Karen DeChello, MS, OTR/L, CEA, Yevheniy Lider, BE, Mitchell Fourman, MPhil, Iyer Arjun, BS, Sisto Sue, PT, PhD, FACRM, Alexander Dagum, MD; Evaluation of Optimal Proximal Interphalangeal (PIP) Joint Fusion Angle Using Simulated Joint Arthrodesis. Am J Occup Ther 2015;69(Supplement_1):6911505117p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO4093.
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Date Presented 4/17/2015
In this study, we aim to identify an optimal proximal interphalangeal (PIP) fusion angle that will preserve pinch strength and dexterity as well as maximize performance in daily functional activities. Study results will facilitate better occupational therapy treatment outcomes and occupational performance.
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