Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 2021 May 24:102969. Epub 2021 May 24.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand Surgery Unit, Hôpital Trousseau, CHRU de Tours, France; UMR 1253 (iBrain), Inserm Unit, équipe IBT (Imagerie, Biomarqueurs, Thérapie), Université de Tours, France. Electronic address:
Background Severe traumatic injuries to the collateral ligaments of the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints of the fingers are rare and often missed. There is no consensus on how to treat neglected, chronic, and symptomatic ligament tears. The two main options are ligament reinsertion and ligament reconstruction, but no criteria exist to help surgeons choose between them. Read More