Reconstruction of flexor tendon

Nicholas Galardi, Harvey Chim

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Abstract

This chapter describes in detail the surgical steps involved in the flexor tendon reconstruction. Details of the tendon debridement and epitenon suturing are discussed. Indications, preoperative markings, surgical steps, postoperative care, operative dictation, and suggested readings are included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOperative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages411-412
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9783319406312
ISBN (Print)9783319406299
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

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Keywords

  • Epitenon
  • Flexion range
  • Flexor tendon rupture
  • Flexor tendon sheath
  • Neurovascular bundles
  • Pulleys

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Galardi, N., & Chim, H. (2016). Reconstruction of flexor tendon. In Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (pp. 411-412). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40631-2_100