[Flexor tendon grafting. The use of a modified Hunter's technique (author's transl)].

@article{Foucher1978FlexorTG,
  title={[Flexor tendon grafting. The use of a modified Hunter's technique (author's transl)].},
  author={Guy Foucher and Michel Merle and A Sibilly and John Michon},
  journal={Revue de chirurgie orthopedique et reparatrice de l'appareil moteur},
  year={1978},
  volume={64 8},
  pages={703-5}
}
The authors describe a modification of Hunter's technique of flexor tendon grafting. The operation is performed in two stages. At the first stage, a silastic prosthesis is inserted and the proximal end of the flexor digitorum profundus is sutured to the tendon of palmaris longus. This suture will represent the proximal suture of the future graft. At the second stage, six weeks later, the palmaris longus is divided proximally and the graft is passed distally to be sutured to the terminal phalanx… CONTINUE READING