Outcome of traction tenolysis in open trigger finger release--a retrospective review.

@article{Choudhury2013OutcomeOT,
  title={Outcome of traction tenolysis in open trigger finger release--a retrospective review.},
  author={Muntasir Mannan Choudhury and Shian Chao Tay},
  journal={Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand},
  year={2013},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={375-9}
}
Surgical treatment for trigger finger involves division of the A1 pulley. Some surgeons perform an additional step of traction tenolysis by sequentially bringing the flexor digitorum superficialis and flexor digitorum profundus tendons out of the wound gently with a Ragnell retractor. There is currently no study which states whether flexor tendon traction tenolysis should be routinely performed or not. The objective of this study is to compare the outcome in patients who have traction tenolysis… CONTINUE READING

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