tenorrhaphy


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tenorrhaphy

 [ten-or´ah-fe]
suture of a tendon.

te·nor·rha·phy

(te-nōr'ă-fē),
Suture of the divided ends of a tendon.
[teno- + G. rhaphē, suture]

tenorrhaphy

/te·nor·rha·phy/ (tĕ-nor´ah-fe) suture of a tendon.

tenorrhaphy

(tĕ-nôr′ə-fē)
n. pl. tenorrha·phies
The surgical uniting of divided tendons with sutures.

te·nor·rha·phy

(tĕ-nōr'ă-fē)
Suture of the divided ends of a tendon.
Synonym(s): tendinosuture, tenosuture.
[teno- + G. rhaphē, suture]

tenorrhaphy

surgical repair of a divided tendon

tenorrhaphy

suture of a tendon.

three-loop tenorrhaphy
a technique used for the repair of avulsion injuries of tendons, particularly the gastrocnemius tendon. It involves multiple throws of suture material through the tendon and the site of attachment. Its advantages are better closure of gaps with minimal distortion of tendon ends and disruption of blood flow.
References in periodicals archive ?
Human amniotic membrane was used to avoid the peritendinous adhesions following tenorrhaphy of superficial digital flexor (SDF) and deep digital flexor (DDF) tendons in dogs.
In a prospective double-blind, randomized, clinical study with open therapeutic control, sodium hyaluronate or physiological saline solution was injected into the tendon sheath after completion of tenorrhaphy or tendon grafting in 120 digits.
Effect of ultrasound therapy in tenorrhaphy of severed achilles tendon in dogs was assessed.
Treatment of partial flexor tendon lacerations: The effect of tenorrhaphy and early protected mobilization.
Tenorrhaphy of individual tendon with its counterpart was performed by Bunnel mayer technique with black braided silk no.
Bhargava, Fasciagraphy : A technique for evaluation of adhesions around achilles tendon in buffalo calves after tenorrhaphy, Am J Vet Res, 35:135-7 (1974).
Nigam, Evaluation of tenorrhaphy of the digital flexor tendon in bovines: Fasciagraphic study, Indian J Vet Surg, 1:58-62 (1980).