Early tendon transfers in the rehabilitation of median, radial, and ulnar palsies

G E Omer
Annales de Chirurgie de la Main: Organe Officiel des Sociétés de Chirurgie de la Main 1982, 1 (2): 187-90
Early tendon transfers car restore a balanced simplification of motor performance and provide an essential component for re-education of sensation. Recommended transfers include the extensor indicis proprius to restore thumb opposition in low median palsy, the pronator teres to restore wrist extension in radial palsy, and the multi-tailed single flexor digitorum superficialis to restore thumb-index pinch and prevent ring-little finger clawing in low ulnar palsy.

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