A simplified technique for treating mallet fingers: tenodermodesis.

Abstract

Tenodermodesis is a useful surgical procedure in cases of mallet fingers where conservative treatment has failed. The results have been satisfactory in 22 of 26 patients. These results all have been achieved within 60 days and with no more than 35 days of permanent splinting of the distal part of the digit. The final range of motion depends on the patient… (More)

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@article{Iselin1977AST, title={A simplified technique for treating mallet fingers: tenodermodesis.}, author={F. Christoph Iselin and J H Levame and Janet Godoy}, journal={The Journal of hand surgery}, year={1977}, volume={2 2}, pages={118-21} }