TITLE

Understanding the Kinematics and Dynamics of the Digit

AUTHOR(S)
Connor, Jennifer; Amirouche, Farid; Gonzalez, Mark
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2009 Supplement 6, Vol. 91-A, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study on flexor tendon pulley systems of the hand to understand it relationship between the flexor digitorum superficialis and profundus for the treatment of injuries in the flexor tendon. The anatomic layout of the flexor digitorum superficialis and profundus along with other pulley systems in the arm are investigated. Moreover, flexor digitorum superficialis serves as an additional pulley for the flexor digitorum profundus and that a coupling exists between the two.
ACCESSION #
45355093

 

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