Flexor tendon reconstruction: Second stage



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There are a number of clinical scenarios where primary tendon repair is not a feasible option and some form of graft reconstruction is required. This may be performed as a single or a two stage procedure.

Here we demonstrate the second stage of a two stage flexor tendon reconstruction. The first stage is available as a separate section in Orthoracle and is intended to be read before this section as some key concepts are covered there.

In summary the second stage involves replacing the passive silicone tendon implants with tendon autograft.

Readers will also find of use the following OrthOracle technique:

Flexor tendon reconstruction: Second stage.

Author: Tahseen Chaudhry, Consultant hand and peripheral nerve Surgeon

Institution: Peripheral Nerve Unit, Birmingham hand centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK.

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