Importance of early passive mobilization following double free gracilis muscle transfer.

@article{Doi2008ImportanceOE,
  title={Importance of early passive mobilization following double free gracilis muscle transfer.},
  author={Kazuteru Doi and Yasunori Hattori and Hiroshi Yamazaki and Abhijeet L. Wahegaonkar and Ahmad Ibraheem Addosooki and Masao Watanabe},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 6},
  pages={2037-45}
}
BACKGROUND The tendinous portion of the transferred muscle following double free gracilis muscle transfer for reconstruction of prehensile function in complete paralysis of the brachial plexus has a tendency to adhere to the surrounding bed and thus impede active finger motion despite powerful contraction of the muscle per se. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of early postoperative passive mobilization of the tendon to prevent its adhesion and the need for tenolysis… CONTINUE READING

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