J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev 2020 09;4(9):e20.00081
From the Orthopedic Surgery Department, University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Dr. Natal-Albelo, Dr. Olivella, Dr. Paraliticci-Márquez, Dr. Rivera, Dr. Echegaray, and Dr. Foy-Parrilla), and the Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Department, Mayagüez Medical Center, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico (Dr. Ramírez).
Introduction: Flexor tendon lacerations in zone II have been reported to be the most complicated of all tendon injuries. Currently, there is no consensus on treatment in surgical management for patients with flexor tendon laceration of flexor digitorum profundus and flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS). The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the repair of FDS tendons provided superior functional outcomes compared with FDS excision in Hispanic patients. Read More