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Volume:1 Issue:8 Number:487 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #3417
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Teno Fix tendon repair device safe and efficacious in tendon injury treatment


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A device for zone-II flexor tendon repair. Surgical technique

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 Mar;88 Suppl 1 Pt 1:37-49

Contributing Authors: BW Su M Solomons A Barrow ME Senoge M Gilberti L Lubbers E Diao HM Quitkin MW Grafe MP Rosenwasser

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Synopsis

67 patients with an isolated zone-II flexor tendon injury were randomised to undergo treatment using the Teno Fix tendon repair device or a four stranded cruciate suture repair. Clinical and functional outcomes were examined. The results indicated that the Teno Fix device is safe and efficacious in treating tendon injuries if the tendon is of sufficient size and exposure. This intervention also re...

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