RE: Tackling Jersey finger using extraosseous tunnels: Study of a new technique
1 month ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
We read with interest the short communication by Misky et al, detailing their experience with the extraosseous fixation of 16 patients with zone 1 flexor digitorum profundus injuries.1 In situations where two Mitek bone anchors cannot be safely used (e.g. associated comminuted basal fractures of the distal phalanx or avulsion of the volar cortex) then we would also advocate an extraosseous approach to zone 1 FDP repairs. However, we would like to raise a number of points in response.
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