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*  Zenker's paralysis
Many different conditions can be treated by tendon transfer surgery. Tendon transfer surgery is necessary when a certain muscle ... Tendon transfer surgery can be used to attempt to replace that function. Common nerve injuries that are treated with tendon ... Tendon transfers have higher chance to treat nerve palsy, and such transfers include posterior, anterior, and anteroposterior ... Wagenaar, Frank-Christiaan B.M.; Louwerens, Jan Willem K. (2007). "Posterior Tibial Tendon Transfer: Results of Fixation to the ...
*  Rotator cuff tear
Tendon transfers are prescribed for young, active cuff-tear patients who experience weakness and decreased range of motion, but ... They include revision repair, nonanatomic repair, tendon transfer and arthroplasty. When possible, surgeons make tension-free ... The amount of stress needed to tear a rotator cuff tendon acutely will depend on the underlying condition of the tendon prior ... The shoulder is a complex mechanism involving bones, ligaments, joints, muscles, and tendons. Tears of the rotator cuff tendon ...
*  Tendon transfer
A tendon transfer is a surgical process in which the insertion of a tendon is moved, but the origin remains in the same ...
*  Median nerve palsy
Various other symptoms can occur which may be repaired through surgery and tendon transfers. Tendon transfers have been very ... Many tendon transfers have been shown to restore opposition to the thumb and provide thumb and finger flexion. In order to have ... "Tendon transfer for median nerve palsy". Hand Clin. 4 (2): 155-65. PMID 3294241. Lad, Shivanand P.; Nathan, Jay K.; Schubert, ... This type of transfer is the preferred method for median nerve palsy when both strength and motion are required. In situations ...
*  Amyoplasia
In some cases, tendon transfers can improve function. Congenital deformities of the feet, hips and spine may require surgical ... Additionally, due to the lack of fetal movement, the tendons that connect the muscles to bone are not able to stretch to their ... connective tissue tendon and skeletal defects may contribute to the fetal akinesia and be the primary cause of amyoplasia. ...
*  Radial nerve dysfunction
Currently, tendon transfers are being studied as a means of improving radial, medial, and ulnar nerve palsy. There are a number ... Seiler, John; Desai, Mihir; Houston Payne, S. (November 2013). "Tendon Transfers for Radial, Median, and Ulnar Nerve Palsy". ...
*  Tetraplegia
The results of tendon transfers for patients with complete injuries are predictable. On the other hand, it is well known that ... Despite the unpredictable aspect in incomplete lesions tendon transfers may be useful. The surgeon should be confident that the ... muscles lacking normal excitation perform unreliably after surgical tendon transfers. ... muscle to be transferred has enough power and is under good voluntary control. Pre-operative assessment is more difficult to ...
*  Upper-limb surgery in tetraplegia
He described surgeries of combining tenodeses and tendon transfers to restore hand function. He also advocated transferring the ... 1623-30 Tendon transfers as applied to tetraplegia; Marc Revol, et al., Hand clin 18 (2002) 423-439 Principles of tendon ... one pertaining to dressing and the other to transfer). After tendon transfers, the total mean score statistically increased ... Tendons transfers to improve grasp after injuries of the cervical spinal cord.Freehafer AA, Vonhaam E, Allen V., J Bone Joint ...
*  The Leprosy Mission
Dr Paul Brand pioneered tendon transfer surgery which is still used by TLM doctors today. Leprosy is found predominantly in ...
*  Radial neuropathy
CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link) "Tendon Transfers: History, Concepts, Timing of Tendon Transfer". Wolfe, Scott W.; ... Tendon transfer (the origin remains the same however insertion is moved) Splinting In terms of prognosis radial neuropathy is ...
*  Arthrogryposis
In addition, a tendon transfer of the extensor carpi ulnaris to the extensor carpi radialis brevis may be performed to correct ... This tendon transfer is only used if the extensor carpi ulnaris appears to be functional enough. The soft tissue envelope in ... These surgeries usually exist out of tendon transfers and skin flap movements, adjusted to the individual. People with AMC look ...
*  GJB1
Surgical treatment most commonly includes osteotomies, soft-tissue surgery (including tendon transfers) and/or joint fusions. ... Connexins are membrane-spanning proteins that assemble to form gap junction channels that facilitate the transfer of ions and ... junction beta-1 protein is a member of the gap junction connexin family of proteins that regulates and controls the transfer of ...
*  Thumb hypoplasia
... ligament reconstruction and muscle or tendon transfer. It has been recommended that pollicization is performed before 12 months ... There's no evidence of thenar muscles and rarely functioning tendons. It has a few rudimentary bones. Children with type IV are ... In this group careful attention should be paid to anomalous tendons coming from the forearm (extrinsic muscles, like an ...
*  Adam Ballou
He was able to compete in sports after he had a tendon transfer on his left foot. Many people in his life encouraged him to ...
*  Pes cavus
... tendon transfer); osteotomy (e.g. metatarsal, midfoot or calcaneal); bone-stabilising procedures (e.g. triple arthrodesis). ... Surgical procedures fall into three main groups: soft-tissue procedures (e.g. plantar fascia release, Achilles tendon ... and shortening of the Achilles tendon. Among the cases of neuromuscular pes cavus, 50% have been attributed to Charcot-Marie- ...
*  History of poliomyelitis
Surgical treatments such as nerve grafting, tendon lengthening, tendon transfers, and limb lengthening and shortening were used ... tendons, ligaments, or skin that would prevent normal movement. Many paralyzed polio patients lay in plaster body casts for ...
*  Ponseti method
7. In 10-30% of cases, a tibialis anterior tendon transfer to the lateral cuneiform is performed when the child is ... 5. Forcible correction of the equinus (and cavus) by dorsiflexion against a tight Achilles tendon results in a spurious ... The ligaments, joint capsules, and tendons are stretched under gentle manipulations. A plaster cast is applied after each ...
*  Erb's palsy
Sub Scapularis releases and Latissimus Dorsi Tendon Transfers. Nerve transfers are usually performed on babies under the age of ... Latissimus Dorsi Tendon Transfers involve cutting the Latissimus Dorsi in half horizontally in order to 'pull' part of the ... The three most common treatments for Erb's Palsy are: Nerve transfers (usually from the opposite arm or limb), ...
*  Congenital clasped thumb
Tendon transfer: a technique usually considered for young children, in which tendons of index finger or little finger are used ... The thumb contains five groups of muscle and/or tendons: Extensor tendons (to stretch the thumb) Flexor muscles/tendons (to ... The following tendon deviations can induce congenital clasped thumb: The flexor tendons are too short (the thumb is drawn into ... Weak or absent extensors and/or abductors (the extensor pollicis brevis tendon, the extensor pollicis longus tendon or, rarely ...
*  Paul Brand
Paul Wilson Brand, CBE (17 July 1914 - 8 July 2003) was a pioneer in developing tendon transfer techniques for use in the hands ...
*  Pronator teres muscle
... of Struthers lacertus fibrosis pronator teres muscle proximal arch of the FDS rare causes such as following tendon transfers ... The muscle passes obliquely across the forearm, and ends in a flat tendon, which is inserted into a rough impression at the ... and from the common flexor tendon (which arises from the medial epicondyle). The ulnar head is a thin fasciculus, which arises ...
*  ICD-10 Procedure Coding System
... transfer (tendon transfer) take out or eliminate solid matter, fluids, or gases from a body part: drainage (incision and ... 0X transfer; 0Y transplantation They can be grouped into several categories: take out or eliminate all or a portion of a body ...
*  Index of trauma & orthopaedics articles
Tendon transfer - Tension band wiring - Teunissen-Cremers syndrome - Thomas test - Thompson and Epstein classification - ... Achilles tendon rupture - Acromioplasty - Adamantinoma - Adhesive capsulitis of shoulder - Advanced trauma life support - ... Patellar tendon rupture - Pathologic fracture - Patrick's test - Patrick's test - Pauwel's angle - Pauwel's classification - ... Pyogenic osteomyelitis Quadriceps tendon rupture Radius fracture - Rapadilino syndrome - Reduction (orthopedic surgery) - ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E04)
... tendon transfer MeSH E04.555.720 --- traction MeSH E04.579.240 --- cystostomy MeSH E04.579.255 --- dacryocystorhinostomy MeSH ... bone-patellar tendon-bone graft MeSH E04.555.200 --- diskectomy MeSH E04.555.200.200 --- diskectomy, percutaneous MeSH E04.555. ... bone-patellar tendon-bone graft MeSH E04.936.450.475 --- heart transplantation MeSH E04.936.450.475.450 --- heart-lung ... nerve transfer MeSH E04.525.600 --- psychosurgery MeSH E04.525.770 --- split-brain procedure MeSH E04.525.800 --- stereotaxic ...
*  Prestressed concrete
... following which the end-anchoring of the tendons is released, and the tendon tension forces are transferred to the concrete as ... for wire tendons), split-wedge anchoring (for strand tendons), and threaded anchoring (for bar tendons). Tendon encapsulation ... Tendon coating (unbonded tendons) Unbonded tendons comprise individual high-strength strands coated in an anti-corrosion grease ... Anchorages at each end of the tendon transfer the tensioning force to the concrete, and are required to reliably perform this ...
*  Lincoln Coleman
Looking to play as a running back, at the end of his freshmen he decided to transfer to the University of Texas in 1988. When ... Because he was bothered by an Achilles tendon injury, he was signed to training camp until August as an undrafted free agent. ... the move fell through, he transferred instead to Baylor University. In his redshirt year he was given an award for excellence ...