bowstring

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bowstring

the string of an archer's bow, usually consisting of three strands of hemp
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We also found that when transverse carpal ligament was totally cut-off in conventional surgery, the incidence rate of bowstringing of the flexor tendons was 92.9%, and grip strength of affected hand was significantly weaker than the healthy hand.
ADL score was different significantly between the two groups after 6 and 12 months respectively, and the satisfaction rate was better in reconstruction group in which complications of surgery related scaring, bowstringing of flexor tendon, responsive sympathetic dystrophy and rigidity of wrist joint was less.
Bowstringing is best demonstrated when the finger is flexed against resistance.