Tissue engineering of flexor tendons

Andrew Y. Zhang, James Chang

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Despite technical advances in suture methods and rehabilitation protocols, challenges remain in the field of flexor tendon repair. This article reviews the state-of-the-art research in the tissue engineering of flexor tendons. These early published data will hopefully lay the foundation for molecular methods and materials that can be used to reconstruct tendons to restore normal form and function in the hand.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)565-572
Number of pages8
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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