Tendon graft

Nicholas Galardi, Harvey Chim

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This chapter describes in detail the surgical steps involved in tendon grafting. Details of the injured tendon debridement, harvesting of the palmaris longus tendon graft, insetting of the graft, and Pulvertaft weave technique grafting 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
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783319406312
ISBN (Print)9783319406299
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016


  • Flexor tendon degeneration
  • Flexor tendon injury
  • Flexor tendon sheath
  • Graft
  • Median nerve
  • Musculotendinous junction
  • Palmaris longus
  • Pulley
  • Tendon graft

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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