Endoscopic retrieval of retracted flexor tendons: An atraumatic technique


Kucukguven A. , Uzun H. , Menku F., Sert G., Aksu A.

JOURNAL OF PLASTIC RECONSTRUCTIVE AND AESTHETIC SURGERY, vol.72, no.4, pp.622-627, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjps.2019.01.007
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PLASTIC RECONSTRUCTIVE AND AESTHETIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.622-627

Abstract

Background: The repair of retracted flexor tendons is a challenging problem for hand surgeons. The tendon stump should be handled in an atraumatic manner because any microtrauma to the sheath and tendon can lead to poor functional outcomes.