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flexor

[′flek·sər]
(physiology)
A muscle that bends or flexes a limb or a part.
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Conclusion: Most patients following flexor tendon repair at zone 5 obtained good results.
Postoperative evaluations were scheduled at 1, 3, 6 and 12 months after operation, and incidence rate of malformation of flexor tendon, improvement of grip strength, ADL (activities of daily living) were recorded.
Between January 01, 2009, and January 01, 2017, the patients who underwent primary repair for clear.cut digital nerve and flexor tendon injuries were included in this retrospective study.
The total excision of the digit sheath of the flexor tendon required the reconstruction of the A2 pulley.
Biomechanical comparison of Cross-pin and Endobutton-CL femoral fixation of a flexor tendon graft for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction-a porcine femur-graft-tibia complex study.
The reliability and validity of DHI have been studied in hand osteoarhritis, [6] traumatic hand flexor tendon injuries, [9] stroke, [10] systemic sclerosis (scleroderma), [7] and diabetic hands.
Bowstring injury of the flexor tendon pulley system: MR imaging.
The suture of the flexor tendon can provide strong enough tension, but the biomechanical strength of the Achilles tendon may be slightly different.
A chronic hook of the hamate fracture that has been unrecognized and untreated may present as rupture of the 4th or 5th superficial or deep flexor tendon. (5)