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Table 3 Reviews of radiographic bony change in the DRUJ and functional impairment after ulnar shortening osteotomies

From: Long-term radiographic outcomes and functional evaluation of ulnar shortening osteotomy in patients with ulnar impaction syndrome and reverse oblique sigmoid notch: a retrospective case series study

  Mean Age
(years)
Mean shortening distance
(mm)
Remodeling / degenerative changes in DRUJ (%) Mean follow-up duration
(months)
Functional impairment
(evaluation tools)
Köppel [26] NA NA 38.3% 18 NO
(Chun and Palmer grading score) [27]
Minami [22] 32 (range, 17–57) 3 28% 35 NO (pain, ROM)
Iwasaki [25] 37.5 (range, 14–67) 2.3 24% 26.3 NO (modified Mayo wrist score) [19]
Baek [3] 45.8 (SD 11.5) 5.3 16.7% 60 NO (Gartland and Werley wrist score) [28]
Tatebe [5] 37 (range, 16–64) 2.4 43.3% 18 NO (Hand20 questionnaire) [29]
  1. Abbreviations: DRUJ distal radioulnar joint, NA not available, ROM range of motion, SD standard deviation
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