tendon transfer


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transfer

 [trans´fer]
1. the taking or moving of something from one place to another.
2. the moving of a patient from one surface to another. Patients can be taught to transfer safely either independently or with minimal assistance if they can balance in a sitting position.
gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) a type of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by placement of oocytes and sperm in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy.
Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT). Multiple ova and washed sperm are injected into the fallopian tube, where fertilization may occur. From McKinney et al., 2000.
passive transfer the conferring of immunity to a nonimmune host by injection of antibody or lymphocytes from an immune or sensitized donor.
sliding board transfer a method of transferring a patient: a smooth tapered board is placed under the patient and stabilized on the surface to which movement will take place so that the patient can glide across.
tendon transfer surgical relocation of the insertion of a tendon of a normal muscle to another site to take over the function of another muscle inactivated by trauma or disease.
tubal embryo transfer (TET)
1. a method of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by their fertilization and culture in the laboratory with placement of the resulting embryos in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy more than 24 hours after the original retrieval.
2. laparoscopic transfer of cryopreserved embryos to the fallopian tubes.
zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) a type of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by their fertilization and culture in the laboratory and the placement of the resulting zygotes in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy 24 hours after the original retrieval.

tendon transfer

a surgical procedure in which one normal musculotendinous unit is detached from its insertion and reattached in a new location to restore the function and balance of a nonfunctioning musculotendinous unit (that is, transfer of the superficial flexor of the ring finger to restore thumb adduction following medial nerve injury).

tendon transfer

An operation to disconnect a TENDON from its normal insertion and connect it to a new site, so that its muscle can perform a different function, such as restoring movement to a paralysed part.
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Our study is a prospective study of 50 leprosy patients who underwent tibialis posterior tendon transfer between Jan 2012 to Dec 2015 in Tagore Medical College Hospital.
The theory behind the flexor tendon transfer is that it enables the long toe flexors to assume the function of the intrinsic musculature, therefore providing a dynamic force in plantar flexion at the MTPJ.
Christensen, "Stabilization of the subluxed second metatarsophalangeal joint: flexor tendon transfer versus primary repair of the plantar plate," Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, vol.
Teres minor integrity predicts outcome of latissimus dorsi tendon transfer for irreparable rotator cuff tears.
EIP transfer is a synergistic procedure and coordination problems for isolated extension of the thumb after tendon transfer is not seen (16).
Over 250 tendon transfer surgeries for hand deformities are carried out at this institution every year.
On follow-up examination, the patient was noted to have painless independent extension of the previously affected index finger and of the small finger, the digit from which the tendon transfer was obtained.
Tendon transfer surgery should be done on children to correct established clawing of fingers as it yields good results and helps in facilitating hand functions to complete daily routine and academic activities.
When mild glenohumeral deformity is present with a profound loss of shoulder strength, we have added a latissimus dorsi to infraspinatus tendon transfer to gain elevation and external rotation at the time of derotational osteotomy.
DISCUSSION: The anatomical knowledge of the arrangement of Extensor tendons is of prime significance for surgeons performing tendon transfers, tenosynovectomy and other reconstructive surgeries.