A self‐retaining retractor for hand surgery

James B. Madison, Anthony J. Casale, Lewis Bosworth, Robert C. Flanigan, Edward Luce

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Abstract

Available self-retaining retractors are poorly suited for hand surgery. Devices described for use in hand surgery have generally been designed to hold uninvolved digits out of the field. The described self-retaining retractor provides modified skin hooks attached to a stainless steel framework by rubber bands for simultaneous retraction of operative fields in the digit, palm, or forearm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)760-761
Number of pages2
JournalPlastic and reconstructive surgery
Volume70
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

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Hand
Stainless Steel
Rubber
Forearm
Equipment and Supplies
Skin

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  • Surgery

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A self‐retaining retractor for hand surgery. / Madison, James B.; Casale, Anthony J.; Bosworth, Lewis; Flanigan, Robert C.; Luce, Edward.

In: Plastic and reconstructive surgery, Vol. 70, No. 6, 01.01.1982, p. 760-761.

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Madison, JB, Casale, AJ, Bosworth, L, Flanigan, RC & Luce, E 1982, 'A self‐retaining retractor for hand surgery', Plastic and reconstructive surgery, vol. 70, no. 6, pp. 760-761. https://doi.org/10.1097/00006534-198212000-00022
Madison, James B. ; Casale, Anthony J. ; Bosworth, Lewis ; Flanigan, Robert C. ; Luce, Edward. / A self‐retaining retractor for hand surgery. In: Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 1982 ; Vol. 70, No. 6. pp. 760-761.
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