• 1. Introduction
  • 2. Surgical Approach
  • 3. Incision
  • 4. Creation of Flaps
  • 5. FDP Tendon Repair
  • 6. Epitendinous Repair
  • 7. Closure
  • 8. Placement of Dorsal Extension Block Splint
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Flexor Tendon Repair for a Zone 2 FDP Tendon Laceration

Chaim Miller1; Asif M. Ilyas, MD, MBA, FACS1,2
1 Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
2 Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University

Procedure Outline

  1. Injection of Local Anesthesia
  2. Mark Incision
  1. Examination of Tendon Sheath and Digital Nerves
  1. Retrieval of Proximal FDP Tendon Stump
  2. Retrieval of Distal FDP Tendon Stump
  3. Pass Proximal Stump Through Pulley
  4. Approximation of Tendon Ends
  5. Testing of Core Sutures
  1. Post-op Remarks