central slip

central slip

the part of the extensor tendon of a finger that inserts into the middle phalanx.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The subject of this article is the rehabilitation treatment after repair of the central slip.
Traditionally the protocol after tendon repair of the central slip provides immobilization of the PIP (Proximal Interphalangeal) in full extension for 4-6 weeks, followed by therapy to restore motion.
The position of MP (Metacarpo phalangeal joint) during exercise is very important since it must be at neutral extension to facilitate the transmission of EDC (extensor digitorum com munis) force distal to the central slip region and the position of wrist 30[degrees]-flexion to reduce the passive tension of the digital extrinsic flexors.
The patient, a 35-year-old woman, sustained a laceration of the central slip with a blade of a knife.
Early active short arc motion for the repaired central slip J Hand Surg 1994;19(6):991-7
The risque garment, which looks like a bra and barely-there thong joined together with a central slip, is covered in a translucent veil.
We suggested the mechanism of the fracture at the insertion of the central slip was caused by shearing force occurring when the edge of the hole hit the middle phalangeal base from a dorsal direction (Figure 4).
A cause of rupture of the central slip of the extensor mechanism.
Mid-Atlantic region sees highest monthly gain, while West South Central slips to a three-month low

Full browser ?