PREPRINT

  • 1. Introduction and Surgical Approach
  • 2. Incision and Exposure of Tendons
  • 3. FPL Tendon Lengthening
  • 4. Proximal Division of Superficialis Tendons
  • 5. Distal Division of Profundus Tendons and Pulvertaft Repair
  • 6. Review and Inspection
  • 7. Closure
  • 8. Marking for Adductor Release and Z-Plasty
  • 9. Z-Incision and Exposure
  • 10. Adductor Pollicis Release
  • 11. First Dorsal Interosseous Release
  • 12. Z-Plasty
  • 13. Post-op Remarks
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Flexor Digitorum Superficialis to Flexor Digitorum Profundus (STP) Transfer, Adductor Release, and Z-Plasty for a Pediatric, Stroke-Induced Left Hand Spastic Contracture

Sudhir B. Rao, MD1; Mark N. Perlmutter, MS, MD, FICS, FAANOS2; Arya S. Rao3
1Big Rapids Orthopaedics
2Carolina Regional Orthopaedics
3Undergraduate Student, Deparment of Biological Sciences, Columbia University