Tendon - Extensor Repair
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Tendon - Extensor Repair

This Tendon – Extensor Repair course will teach you:

  • To restore anatomy by suturing the cut edges of the tendon.  The tendon should be functional and have an adequate range of motion after the repair. During the repair, the extent of the injury should be explored as more structures could have been damaged.

With the following tips you might perform the Tendon – Extensor Repair even better:

  • Tendon exposure
  • Stay suture to facilitate exposure
  • Minimize damage to the tendon by retract in by grabbing the peritendineum
  • Facilitate suturing by tendon rotation

After studying the Tendon – Extensor Repair course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Adhesion formation
  • Tendon rupture
  • Triggering

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Tendon exposure

Skin

Mark

Mark the incision lines on the skin while bearing the laceration in mind.

Tendon exposure

To avoid contractures postoperatively, a transverse or obliquely running incision should be made. A Z-shaped incision can be made to achieve exposure on the tendon and to assess the extent of the injury.

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