oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Flexor tendon injuries: the result of primary management: a retrospective review of 50 cases treated at Whiston Hospital, England

Volume 38, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



A retrospective review of 50 cases treated over a 12-month period with 95 tendon injuries was carried out. Post-operative management utilising a modified Kleinert method was used for cases over eight years of age, while those under eight were immobilised in plaster cast. Our results after a mean follow up period of 14 weeks compared well with other series using the Kleinert method. Zone II injuries gave an unexpected better results than those in other zones.

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