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Does primary brachial plexus surgery alter palliative tendon transfer surgery outcomes in children with obstetric paralysis

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/12/74/abstract

Conclusions In this study, it was found that in patients with total paralysis, satisfactory shoulder abduction values can be achieved with tendon transfers regardless of a previous history of neural surgery even if the preoperative values differ.
Does primary brachial plexus surgery alter palliative tendon transfer surgery outcomes in children with obstetric...
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Early active motion versus immobilization after tendon transfer for foot drop deformity: a randomized clinical trial CORR Open Access

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2914290

Conclusion In patients with Hansen’s disease (Leprosy), an early active mobilization protocol for foot-drop correction has no added risk of tendon pullout and provides similar functional outcomes compared with immobilization. Early mobilization had the advantage of earlier restoration of independent walking.
Early active motion versus immobilization after tendon transfer for foot drop...
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Hand Tendon Transfers eMedicine Plastics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/plastic/topic356.htm

Paralysis of the upper extremity produces major functional impairment. The ability to perform activities of daily life can be severely compromised, especially in bilateral paralysis. When muscle-tendon units remain functional in an extremity, consider sacrificing one function to restore another by transferring the working unit to a new location. Restoring...
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Operations involving tendon and nerve

Location: http://www0.sun.ac.za/ortho/webct-ortho/general/ops/ops-3.html

Tutorial for Medical Students
Tendon Transfer - Loss of movement due to paralysis can sometimes be restored using a piece of tendon/ muscle unit whose function can be spared.
Nerve Repair
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Tendon Transfer Principles and Mechanics eMedicine Plastics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/plastic/topic533.htm

Certain key elements play crucial roles in tendon transfer operations. Three important principles should be emphasized. First, the transfer should not significantly decrease the remaining function of the hand. Second, the transfer should not create a deformity if significant return of function occurs following a nerve repair. Third, the transfer...
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Tendon Transfers eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic637.htm

At the end of the 19th century, physicians first realized that transferring tendons could restore function to an extremity. The crippling results of the polio epidemic in Europe contributed to the advancement of tendon transfers. In addition, as anesthesia and aseptic techniques developed, the skills and technical acumen of surgeons...
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The Management of Established Volkmann's Contracture with Flexor Origin Slide VuMedi

Location: http://www.vumedi.com/node/94794

""The Management of Established Volkmann's Contracture with Flexor Origin Slide" by Dr. Milan Stevanovic." by Dr. Milan Stevanovic.
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