Flashcards in Tendon transfer Deck (5)
When was the first tendon transfer in the foot and ankle performed?
The triceps surae was attempted to be replaced with the peroneal tendons.
What type of collagen makes up most tendons?
Type 1 collagen.
Which three tendons are most vulnerable to healing due to lack of blood supply?
Tibialis posterior tendon
What innervates tendons?
Golgi tendon organs found at the neuromuscular junction.