Flexor tendon injury and repair is still a surgical challenge due to a high complication rate including adhesion formation, gapping, and rupture which typically require a second surgery to restore the finger function.
Our research goals have focused on several important aspects to improve the outcomes of flexor tendon repair, which include lubricant effect, optimal postoperative rehabilitation, appropriate surgical repair and reconstruction techniques, and role of growth factor on tendon healing and adhesion formation.
Current research topics relate to a wide range of disciplines and technologies, such as orthopedics, biomechanics, biochemistry, and molecular and cell biology.
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