Tendon Transfers in the Upper Limb, An Issue of Hand Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323459679, 9780323459686

Tendon Transfers in the Upper Limb, An Issue of Hand Clinics, Volume 32-3

1st Edition

Authors: Glenn Gaston
eBook ISBN: 9780323459686
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323459679
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 18th July 2016

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Table of Contents

  1. Preface: An Update on Upper Extremity Tendon Transfers
    2. Principles of Tendon Transfer
    3. Biomechanics of Tendon Transfers
    4. Restoration of Shoulder Function
    5. Restoration of Elbow Flexion
    6. Radial Nerve Tendon Transfers
    7. High Median Nerve Injuries
    8. Low Median Nerve Transfers (Opponensplasty)
    9. A Comprehensive Guide on Restoring Grasp Using Tendon Transfer Procedures for Ulnar Nerve Palsy
    10. Ulnar Nerve Tendon Transfers for Pinch
    11. Tendon Transfers for Combined Peripheral Nerve Injuries
    12. Tendon Transfers for Tetraplegia
    13. Free Flap Functional Muscle Transfers
    14. Tendon Transfers in the Rheumatoid Hand for Reconstruction
    15. Tendon Transfers for the Hypoplastic Thumb
    16. Cerebral Palsy Tendon Transfers: Flexor Carpi Ulnaris to Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis and Extensor Pollicis Longus Reroutement
    17. Index


This issue of Hand Clinics will include articles on tendon transfers in the upper limb such as: Principles of Tendon Transfers, Biomechanics of tendon transfers, Restoration of Shoulder Function, Restoration of Elbow Flexion, Radial Nerve Tendon Transfers, High Median Nerve Tendon Transfers, Low Median Nerve Transfers (Opponensplasty), Ulnar Nerve Tendon Tendon Transfers for Grasp (Intrinsics), and many more!


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About the Authors

Glenn Gaston Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Fellowship Director, OrthoCarolina Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship; Chief of Hand Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina