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1st Edition

Tendon Transfers in Reconstructive Hand Surgery

ISBN 9781841845142
Published July 11, 2005 by CRC Press
214 Pages 110 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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.

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


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'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