The grooved pegboard test (PGT) (model 32025, Lafayette Instrument; Lafayette, Indiana) was used to evaluate the dexterity of the hand.
Abbreviations: DHI = Duruoz Hand Index, PGT = grooved pegboard test, SD = standard deviation, T3 = tri-iodothyronine, T4 = thyroxine, TSH = thyroid stimulating hormone.
Gender- and age-specific changes in motor speed and eye-hand coordination in adults: Normative values for the Finger Tapping and Grooved Pegboard Tests.
Pain was evaluated by the visual analog scale (VAS), severity of paresthesia by the Liken scale, symptom severity and functional capacity by the Boston Questionnaire: Symptom Severity Scale and Functional Capacity Scale, grip strength by Jamar hand dynamometer, lateral and pulp finger strength by pinchmeter, and finger dexterity by the Grooved Pegboard test.
Grooved Pegboard test suresi ile el kavrama gucu, parmak ucu kavrama ve lateral kavrama gucu ve BSSO'deki duzelme arasinda ise anlamli bir korelasyon saptanmadi (p>0,05) (Tablo 4).
Objective function using the Grooved Pegboard Test
revealed minor improvements in both groups with no significant difference between them.
A group mean analysis found significant postoperative decline on specific tasks of the Grooved Pegboard Test (GPT), the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (RAVLT), and the Trail Making Test (TMT).
Grooved Pegboard Test (GPT)--this is a timed test of manual dexterity and fine motor coordination.
In the grooved pegboard test
, the subject must place 25 notched pegs into a board with 25 matching holes.