Four-Strand Core Suture Improves Flexor Tendon Repair Compared to Two-Strand Technique in a Rabbit Model

Introduction. This study was designed to investigate the influence of the amount of suture material on the formation of peritendinous adhesions of intrasynovial flexor tendon repairs. Materials and Methods. In 14 rabbits, the flexor tendons of the third and the fourth digit of the right hind leg wer...

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Main Authors: Alice Wichelhaus, Sascha Tobias Beyersdoerfer, Brigitte Vollmar, Thomas Mittlmeier, Philip Gierer
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2016-01-01
Series:BioMed Research International
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