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Tendon Transfer in Hand Trauma: A Case Report

Hossein Saremi 1 and Ali Karbalaeikhani 2 , *
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1 Orthopedics Department, Besat Hospital, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, IR Iran
2 Hand and Microsurgery Department, Emam Reza Hospital, Army University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: January 15, 2013, 17 (4); 401-3
  • Published Online: January 15, 2013
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: August 3, 2012
  • Revised: September 7, 2012
  • Accepted: September 13, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.7578

To Cite: Saremi H, Karbalaeikhani A. Tendon Transfer in Hand Trauma: A Case Report, Trauma Mon. 2013 ; 17(4):401-3. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.7578.

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1. Case Report
2. Discussion
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