Low , T.H.; Faruk Senan , N.A.; Ahmad , T.S. (2012) The linburg-comstock anomaly: incidence in Malaysians and effect on pinch strength. Journal of Hand Surgery.Full text not available from this repository.
To obtain epidemiologic data of the linburg-comstock anomaly in malaysia and to study the effect of the anomaly on key pinch strength. Methods: We examined 292 healthy subjects (162 female and 130 male) bilaterally for the presence of the linburg-comstock anomaly. Each subject's key pinch strength was measured bilaterally using a pinch meter. Results: The linburg-comstock anomaly was present in 101 of the 292 subjects (35%). Sixty-five subjects (22%) had it unilaterally, and 36 subjects (6%) had it bilaterally. The anomaly was associated with superior key pinch strength. Conclusions: The study provides epidemiologic data of this anomaly in malaysia and considers its anatomical influence on key pinch strength. Type of study/level of evidence: Prognostic iv.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Hand Surgery|
|Additional Information:||National Orthopaedic Centre of Excellence for Research and Learning (NOCERAL), Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital Pulau Pinang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine|
|Depositing User:||Mr. Faizal Hamzah|
|Date Deposited:||16 Mar 2012 16:30|
|Last Modified:||23 Mar 2012 17:01|
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