The effect of increasing the contact surface on tendon healing

  title={The effect of increasing the contact surface on tendon healing},
  author={Fatma Bilgen and Yakup Duman and {\"O}mer Bulut and Mehmet Bekerecioğlu},
  booktitle={Archives of plastic surgery},
Background The most common complication after tendon repair is the development of adhesion, with subsequent rupture. Methods In this study, we present a new method in which the tendon healing contact surface is increased to reduce these complications. The tendons of chickens in groups 1, 3, and 5 were transversely cut and repaired with in the traditional fashion with double-modified Kessler method and 5/0 polypropylene. In the other groups, 3 mm of the tendon was removed from the proximal… CONTINUE READING
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