The effect of increased peripheral suture purchase on the strength of flexor tendon repairs Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Suture Techniques
  • Tendons

abstract

  • A peripheral stitch placement approximately 2 mm from the repair site represents a simple modification that can significantly increase the ultimate strength of flexor tendon repairs.

publication date

  • May 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1053/jhsu.2003.50074

PubMed ID

  • 12772106

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 464

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 28

number

  • 3