Prevention of adhesions in surgery of the flexor tendons of the hand: what is the evidence?

@article{Khanna2009PreventionOA,
  title={Prevention of adhesions in surgery of the flexor tendons of the hand: what is the evidence?},
  author={Anil Khanna and Mike Friel and Nikolaos E. Gougoulias and Umile Giuseppe Longo and Nicola Maffulli},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  year={2009},
  volume={90},
  pages={85-109}
}
INTRODUCTION Despite advances in knowledge and refinements of technique, the management of flexor tendon injuries within the digital sheath continues to present a formidable challenge. This in turn has led to a massive expansion in search of modified surgical therapies and various adjuvant therapies, which could prevent adhesion formation without compromising digital function. SOURCES OF DATA A search of PubMed, Medline, CINAHL and Embase databases was performed using the keywords 'tendon… CONTINUE READING