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Wide Awake Flexor Tendon Repair in the Finger- Operative Technique 2- July 2016

  • Creator:   PRSJournal
  • Updated:   8/22/2019
  • Contains:  5 items
The videos for the Operative Technique video article titled "Wide Awake Flexor Tendon Repair in the Finger" from the July 2016 issue of PRS Global Open.

Creator: Donald Lalonde
Duration: 2:13
This video shows details of how to inject local anesthesia for wide awake flexor tendon repair. From “Wide Awake Flexor Tendon Repair in the Finger" in the July 2016 issue of PRS Global Open.
Creator: Donald Lalonde
Duration: 2:36
This video shows the dissection of skin flaps and exposure of the sheath of the patient introduced in video 1. From “Wide Awake Flexor Tendon Repair" in the July 2016 issue of PRS Global Open.
Creator: Donald Lalonde
Duration: 2:38
This video demonstrates how the surgeon gets the patient to extend the finger to relax the flexor tendon and let it come distally in the sheath by pushing it with Adson forceps through sheathotomies. From “Wide Awake Flexor Tendon Repair in the Finger" in the July 2016 issue of PRS Global Open.
Creator: Donald Lalonde
Duration: 5:22
This video observes the step by step suturing of the tendon through sheathotomies, venting of the A4 pulley, intraoperative testing of the repair, and patient education during the surgery. From “Wide Awake Flexor Tendon Repair in the Finger" in the July 2016 issue of PRS Global Open.
Creator: Donald Lalonde
Duration: 4:01
This video displays the post-operative therapy demonstrating early protected true active flexion and extension (as opposed to place and hold) and final result with patient of videos 1 and 2. From “Wide Awake Flexor Tendon Repair in the Finger" in the July 2016 issue of PRS Global Open.