A second-stage flexor tendon reconstruction after 18 years

Lawrence D. Wurtz, Kenneth R. Hanington

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A case of successful staged tendon reconstruction for treatment of a zone II flexor tendon injury with a delay of 18 years between Hunter rod placement and secondary tendon grafting is presented. In this case, the prolonged interval was not detrimental to a successful outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)711-713
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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