Biceps-to-triceps transfer for elbow extension in persons with tetraplegia.

  title={Biceps-to-triceps transfer for elbow extension in persons with tetraplegia.},
  author={Scott H. Kozin and Leonard L D'Addesi and Ross S Chafetz and Sarah Ashworth and M J Mulcahey},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={35 6},
PURPOSE Restoration of elbow extension via tendon transfer is an integral part of upper extremity surgical reconstruction in persons with tetraplegia. The purpose of this investigation was to assess patient satisfaction and elbow extension strength after biceps-to-triceps transfers. METHODS This is a retrospective chart review of biceps-to-triceps transfers in patients with spinal cord injury. Forty-five patients (77 arms) with spinal cord injury underwent biceps-to-triceps transfer. A total… CONTINUE READING
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