Influence of patient and injury-related factors in the outcomes of primary flexor tendon repair

Influence of patient and injury-related factors in the outcomes of primary flexor tendon repair Our data show that age, finger topography, and injury mechanism are factors that are independently associated with the final prognosis of these lesions. This information enables us to anticipate the range of finger mobility to be expected and to inform patients in advance of their possible post-operation prognosis. Level of Evidence: Level III, risk / prognostic study http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Influence of patient and injury-related factors in the outcomes of primary flexor tendon repair

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2015 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-014-1048-z
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Abstract

Our data show that age, finger topography, and injury mechanism are factors that are independently associated with the final prognosis of these lesions. This information enables us to anticipate the range of finger mobility to be expected and to inform patients in advance of their possible post-operation prognosis. Level of Evidence: Level III, risk / prognostic study

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Feb 1, 2015

References

  • Zone-II flexor tendon repair: a randomized prospective trial of active place-and-hold therapy compared with passive motion therapy
    Trumble, TE; Vedder, NB; Seiler, JG; Hanel, DP; Diao, E; Pettrone, S
  • Characterization of age-related changes of tendon stem cells from adult human tendons
    Ruzzini, L; Abbruzzese, F; Rainer, A; Longo, UG; Trombetta, M; Maffulli, N

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