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The treatment of ruptures of multiple extensor tendons at wrist level by a free tendon graft in the rheumatoid patient

F W Bora, A L Osterman, V J Thomas, E C Maitin, S Polineni
Journal of Hand Surgery 1987, 12 (6): 1038-40
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We report the results of the treatment of multiple ruptures of extensor tendons to the fingers at wrist level in the rheumatoid patient by free tendon grafts. Twenty-three patients averaged 65 degrees of active motion at the metacarpophalangeal joints when seen at an average follow-up of 43 months.

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