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Flexor Tenolysis eMedicine Orthopedics

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Description: Flexor tenolysis is a procedure used to remove adhesions from tendons and is designed to improve active digital flexion.
Despite attempts to develop surgical and rehabilitation techniques to maximize flexor tendon function following surgical repair, postoperative tendon adhesions remain a problem and a significant source of morbidity. In these cases, appropriately timed flexor tenolysis of nongliding adhesions can markedly improve function of the digit.
Gorum & Laurencin 2002

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Author/Contact: Gorum & Laurencin
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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