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Author Novikov, Vladimir Alexandrovich ♦ Umnov, Valery Vladimirovich
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Content type Text
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Date Created 2016-06-13
Copyright Year ©2015
Language English ♦ Russian
Subject Domain (in LCC) RJ1-570
Subject Keyword Спастическая рука ♦ Хирургическое лечение ♦ Pediatrics ♦ Medicine ♦ Верхняя конечность ♦ ДЦП
Abstract The purpose of the work is to evaluate the effectiveness of different methods of surgical treatment of thumb adduction contracture in children with infantile cerebral palsy. Materials and methods. The present study is based on diagnostic results of children with infantile cerebral palsy with affected upper limb. The main criterion for selection of patients was the presence of thumb adduction contracture, the absence of significant positive outcome in a patient after conservative treatment, the impossibility of active thumb abduction more than 30° and the instability of the first metacarpophalangeal joint. Total we examined and treated 9 patients with spastic types of cerebral palsy. Results and conclusions. We evaluated the results of the following types of surgical treatment: release of adductor pollisis muscle, release of adductor pollisis muscle and tendon shortening of m.abductor pollicis longus, release of adductor pollisis muscle and tendon transfer of m.extensor indicis in the tendon m. abductor pollicis longus, the fixation of the first metacarpophalangeal joint with extramedullary plate. Based on these data, we were able to confirm the effectiveness of surgical treatment of thumb adduction contracture.
ISSN 23093994
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2015-06-01
e-ISSN 23093994
Journal Ortopediâ, Travmatologiâ i Vosstanovitelʹnaâ Hirurgiâ Detskogo Vozrasta
Volume Number 3
Issue Number 2
Page Count 7
Starting Page 25
Ending Page 31


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