Tendon Transfers in Reconstructive Hand Surgery: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Tendon Transfers in Reconstructive Hand Surgery

1st Edition

By Jan Friden

CRC Press

200 pages | 110 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781841845142
pub: 2005-07-12
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Under the auspices of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand, Dr Friden has here assembled a collection of international experts to detail the practical and surgical implications of tendon transfers in a number of different clinical scenarios.


'This is an excellent monograph covering a complex subspecialized area of hand surgery.' - Doody's Book Review Service

'This comprehensive text includes contributions from hand surgeons practicing in France, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. A most enlightening and welcome addition to the standard medical reference book is Chapter 6, 'Patient's Perspective''

Journal of Hand Therapy

Table of Contents

Tendon Transfers in Reconstructive Hand Surgery


Preface – Jan Friden

Chapter 1. Muscle Architectural and Biomechanical Considerations in Tendon Transfer

Dr. Richard L Lieber

Chapter 2. Historical Aspects of Tendon Transfers

Dr. Michael J Botte and Dr. Lorenzo L Pacelli

Chapter 3. Basic Principles in Tendon Transfer Surgery

Dr. Michael J Botte and Dr. Lorenzo L Pacelli

Chapter 4. Musculo-Tendinous Unit Transfers after Nerve Injury

Dr. Rolfe Birch and Dr. Thomas Carlstedt

Chapter 5. Tenodeses in Reconstructive Hand Surgery

Dr. Caroline Le Clercq

Chapter 6. Patient’s Perspective

Dr. Claes Hultling

Chapter 7. Reconstruction of Elbow Extension in Tetraplegia

Dr. Jan Fridén

Chapter 8. Reconstruction of Grip Function in Tetraplegia

Dr. Arvid Ejeskär

Chapter 9. Tendon Transfer in the Congenital Hand

Dr. Steven Hovius, Dr, Sarah L Versnel and Dr Michiel Zuidam

Chapter 10. Tendon Transfers in Cerebral Palsy

Dr. Ann Nachemson

Chapter 11. Tendon Transfers in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Lorenzo L Pacelli and Dr. Michael J Botte


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Surgery / General
MEDICAL / Surgery / Plastic & Cosmetic