Ulnar variance and load transfer in the forearm during maximal grip: a finite element study

Gislason, M.K. and Stansfield, B.W. and Nash, D.H. and Hems, Tim and Bransby-Zachary, Marc (2009) Ulnar variance and load transfer in the forearm during maximal grip: a finite element study. In: Combined Scientific Meeting of the British and American Societies of Surgery of the Hand, 2009-04-30 - 2009-05-02.

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    Abstract

    The aim of the study was to simulate the effects, ulnar variance has on the load distribution to the radius and ulna during maximal gripping and compare to previously published measurements, which used load cells placed on the forearm bones to measure the load ratio.