Tendon transfers for thumb opposition

Alexander Y. Shin, Khiem D. Dao

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The choice of opponensplasty of the thumb should be based on the available donor muscle-tendon units, the overall condition of the hand, and a thorough discussion with the patient. Regardless of the muscle-tendon unit chosen, the principles of tendon transfer must be strictly adhered to to obtain optimal results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-17
Number of pages17
JournalAtlas of Hand Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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