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Acta Ortopédica Brasileira

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RIBAK, Samuel et al. Chronic flexor tendon lesions: reconstruction in two stages. Acta ortop. bras. [online]. 2002, vol.10, n.2, pp.5-14. ISSN 1413-7852.

The authors present the results of a two-stage treatment of chronic flexor tendon injuries of the hand. In the first stage a silicone prosthesis is implanted and in the second stage a tendon graft. Details of the technique and results of the analysis are presented and compared with the scientific literature. The authors concluded that satisfactory results were achieved in most of the cases.

Keywords : Flexor tendon; chronic injuries; tendinous grafting.

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