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Prevention of Post-Operative Adhesions after Flexor Tendon Repair with Acellular Dermal Matrix

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February 2022

Prevention of Post-Operative Adhesions after Flexor Tendon Repair with Acellular Dermal Matrix

Vol: 196| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Prevention of postoperative adhesions after flexor tendon repair with acellular dermal matrix in Zones III, IV, and V of the hand: A randomized controlled (CONSORT-compliant) trial.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2022 Jan 21;101(3): e28630.

Contributing Authors:
YJ Lee HJ Ryoo HS Shim

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Synopsis

Twenty five patients with an acute single-digit flexor tendon injury in Zone III, IV or V undergoing a flexor tendon repair were randomized to receive acellular dermal matrix (n=13) or no additional treatment (n=12) for the prevention of post-operative flexor tendon adhesion and facilitation of functional recovery. Outcomes of interest included functional outcomes (Buck-Gramcko II score), patient ...

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