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Long Term Results of Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy for Ulnar Impaction Syndrome

IRB Number: 10176

April 19, 2011

Institutional Review Board, Hospital for Special Surgery

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Principal Investigator

Michelle G. Carlson, MD


Andrew J Weiland, MD
Richard H Gelberman, MD
Ryan P Calfee, MD
Duretti Fufa, MD


This study intends to evaluate long-term outcomes of ulnar shortening osteotomy for Ulnar Impaction Syndrome.  Via phone survey we are collecting post-surgical arm function, symptoms, and patient satisfaction data.

Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria

Participants be 18 or older, and must have undergone ulnar shortening Osteotomy with the principal investigator or one of the co-investigators to be eligible for study participation

Contact Information

Michelle G. Carlson, MD