Thumb Reconstruction Outline

1. Introduction and Anatomy

This is a thumbnail list of the thumb reconstruction slide lecture. To speed up browsing, it has been broken down into sequential topic related pages. On any page, you may enter the slide sequence by clicking on either the icon or the associated title. Links on this site are listed in the yellow boxes.
Intro Slide Thumb Home Page
Anatomy Review Anatomy Home Page
Thumb Ray Thumb Bones Home Page
Basal Joint Basal Joint Home Page
Basal Joint - Coordinates of Motion
Basal Joint - Rotation
First Dorsal Interosseous Thumb Muscles Home Page
Adductor Pollicis
Flexor Pollicis Longus, Extensor Pollicis Longus
EPB, APL, Transverse Retinacular Ligament
Opponens Pollicis
Flexor Pollicis Brevis
Abductor Pollicis Brevis
Topography of motor innervation
Arterial Supply
Arteriogram showing dual vascular supply
Key Features - Position, Strength and Function
Levels of thumb loss - definitions
Additional assessment of the problem
Contraindications to reconstruction
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1. Introduction and anatomy
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3. Lengthening and Osteoplastic Reconstructions
4. Pedicled Digital Transfers
5. Toe Transfers
6. Problems
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