Reconstruction of the central slip by the transverse retinacular ligament for boutonnière deformity.


A method of repair of boutonnière deformity is described, using the transverse retinacular ligament. Six fingers in five patients were treated by this procedure. The deformity was improved in all fingers; complete or almost complete correction was obtained in four fingers and incomplete correction in two. However, severe limitation of flexion of the D.I.P… (More)


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