Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Using of Tendinous Plasty in Treatment of Patients with Flexor Tendons of 2–5 Fingers Injury in “Critical” Zone

Year: 2009, volume 5 Issue: №2 Pages: 248-250
Heading: Traumatology and Orthopedics Article type: Original article
Authors: O.V. Beidik, M.A. Shcerbakov, A.V. Zaretskov, K.K. Levchenko, S.I. Kireev
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

Injury of both superficial and deep tendons of fingers flexors needs to carry out tendinous plasty with excision of distal part of superficial flexor muscle tendon. Use of length measuring method for tendinous transplant allows us to avoid the flexion contracture in future and appearance of functional insufficiency of flexion during postoperative period and rehabilitation of patient.

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