Tendon Transfers for Tetraplegia.

  title={Tendon Transfers for Tetraplegia.},
  author={Michael S. Bednar},
  journal={Hand clinics},
  volume={32 3},
It is estimated that 65% to 75% of patients with cervical spinal cord injuries could benefit from upper extremity tendon transfer surgery. The goals of surgery are to restore elbow extension, as well as hand pinch, grasp, and release. Patients who have defined goals, actively participate in therapy, and understand expected outcomes, appear to have the… CONTINUE READING