Flexor Tendon Injuries.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Flexor tendon injuries of the hand are uncommon, and they are among the most challenging orthopaedic injuries to manage. Proper management is essential to ensure optimal outcomes. Consistent, successful management of flexor tendon injuries relies on understanding the anatomy, characteristics and repair of tendons in the different zones, potential complications, rehabilitation protocols, recent advances in treatment, and future directions, including tissue engineering and biologic modification of the repair site.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Klifto, CS; Capo, JT; Sapienza, A; Yang, SS; Paksima, N

Published Date

  • January 15, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 2

Start / End Page

  • e26 - e35

PubMed ID

  • 29303923

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1940-5480

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.5435/JAAOS-D-16-00316


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States