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A Review of Factors Playing a Role in the Assessment of Ulnar Variance

Hooman Shariatzadeh 1 , Davod Jafari 1 , Seyed Sajjad Jafari 1 and Alireza Mirzaei 1 , *
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1 Bone and Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Shafa Orthopedic Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Shafa Orthopedic Journal: February 2018, 5 (1); e64958
  • Published Online: February 3, 2018
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: December 10, 2017
  • Revised: January 8, 2018
  • Accepted: January 17, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/soj.64958

To Cite: Shariatzadeh H, Jafari D, Sajjad Jafari S, Mirzaei A. A Review of Factors Playing a Role in the Assessment of Ulnar Variance, Shafa Ortho J. 2018 ;5(1):e64958. doi: 10.5812/soj.64958.

Abstract
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1. Context
2. Evidence Acquisition
3. Results
4. Conclusions
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