OBJECTIVE: To examine the test-retest reliability and concurrent validity of the Duruoz Hand Index (DHI) in persons with scleroderma. METHODS: Forty patients . PDF | Introduction: The aim of the study was to assess reliability, validity and responsiveness of Duruoz Hand Index (DHI), which has been developed for. PDF | Duruöz Hand Index (DHI) is a functional disability scale that can be used successfully to assess the functional disability with different hand arthropathies.

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This randomized, parallel, single-blinded 6-week intervention study enrolled 52 female patients between 40 and 70 years of age, who were diagnosed with RA according to American College of Rheumatology criteria, had disease duration of at least 1 year and had a stage disease according to Steinbrocker’s functional evaluation scale.

Electrophysiological studies, grip strength, hand dexterity, and sensory recovery of the first three digits were assessed. Epub Jun 6.

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Duuruoz Riyadh Jan;23 1: To examine the test-retest reliability and concurrent validity of the Duruoz Hand Index DHI in persons with scleroderma. Psychometric characteristics of Duruoz Hand Index in patients with traumatic hand flexor tendon injuries.

Assessment of hand function in SSc is generally an overlooked entity with respect to RA. There were five drop-outs in RA group. Hyperthyroidism is a pathologic condition in which the body is exposed to excessive amounts of circulating thyroid hormones. Endothelin-1 ET-1 is one of the probable inflammatory factors stimulating cartilage degradation in osteoarthritis OA pathogenesis. It has been validated in French and English. Epub Mar Ninety patients with a positive Tinel or Phalen sign were recruited.


Duruiz comment on reliability:.

Reliability and validity of the Duruoz Hand Index in persons with systemic sclerosis (scleroderma).

Epub Feb Compr Psychiatry Nov 29; Epub Jan A visual analog scale was used to assess the intensity of pain and paresthesia symptoms. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc ;49 4: Clin Rheumatol Sep 22;30 9: J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil Nov J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil Sep 7. Hand functions in patients with schizophrenia: Arthritis Rheum Oct;51 5: To compare extracorporeal shockwave therapy ESWT with hyaluronic acid HA intra-articular injections in terms of pain relief, improvement in hand function, and strength in subjects with first carpometacarpal CMC joint osteoarthritis.

To explore the effect of acupuncture on common extensor tendon CET thickness in patients with lateral epicondylitis LE. The correlation among bone mineral density of the hand, radiological findings and hand function.

The DHI can be used to significantly discriminate between patients with dominant and non-dominant hemiparesis [4]. Arch Phys Med Rehabil Mar;88 3: Epub Apr Rheumatology Oxford Apr 11;48 4: Comparison of 2 methods of neuropathic pain assessment in insex tunnel syndrome and hand functions. A total dduruoz 40 patients with tetraplegia participated.

Finding a clinical assessment scale – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The primary objective of our study was to evaluate the effect of 6-week-long isotonic and isometric hand exercises on pain, hand functions, dexterity and quality of life in women diagnosed as rheumatoid arthritis RA. Androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: A clinical comparison with bipolar disorder and healthy subjects.

Urol Oncol Mar-Apr;26 2: Comparison of therapeutic effects of sodium hyaluronate and corticosteroid injections on trapeziometacarpal joint osteoarthritis. It can be indxe to follow up changes following trauma to the flexor carpi tendon hnad of its high level of sensitivity [7].


Initial treatment of trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis TMO often consists of intra-articular injection of corticosteroids or incex acid.

Epub May Hand bone densitometry in rheumatoid arthritis, a five year longitudinal study: Clin Rheumatol May 23;27 5: Clin Rheumatol May 10;28 5: Cross-sectional study was planned, and demographic, clinical, functional, radiological, and laboratory data of patients were evaluated.

Finding a clinical assessment scale – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

A Randomized Controlled Study. We aimed to find out the effects hwnd androgen deprivation therapy with LH-RH agonist on the hand function, quality of life, and mood of the patients with prostate cancer. Open Med Wars 19;11 1: Effect of rheumatoid arthritis on strength, dexterity, coordination and functional status of the hand: Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Rheumatology in a university hospital.

The hands are frequently involved in diabetic patients. Ann Rheum Dis Aug;62 8: To determine the hadn and validity of a new measure of finger motion in patients with systemic sclerosis SScthe ‘delta finger-topalm’ delta FTP and compare its psychometric properties to the traditional measure of finger motion, the finger-topalm FTP.

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