Flexor Digitorum Profundus Tenodesis (Median FDP to Ulnar FDP) 1 Mackinnon SE1 Yee A1 July 19, 2011Disclosure: No authors have a financial interest in any of the products, devices, or drugs mentioned in this production or publication.For paralysis of ulnar-innervated flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) to the ring and small finger, tenodesis of the ulnar-innervated FDP tendons will allow the median-innervated FDP to drive the function of the ulnar-innervated FDP function. Specifically, the ulnar-innervated FDP tendons are sutured to the FDP tendon to the long finger, while the FDP tendon to the index finger is not included in this tenodesis. In this specific case, the patient had a complete ulnar nerve injury and the FDP tenodesis was performed in conjunction with the anterior interosseous to ulnar motor nerve transfer, 3rd webspace to ulnar sensory nerve transfer, and Guyon's canal release.Keywords: tendon transferhand functiongrip strengthflexor digitorum profundus tenodesis You must login to view the full article and extended video on this page. Standard Edition Table of Contents- Slow down- Frustration00:00:00 - Introduction00:00:10 - Orientation00:00:15 - Incision00:00:36 - Retracting Flexor Digitorum Superficialis and Palmaris Longus Radially00:00:48 - Identification of the FDP and the Corresponding Digit Tendons00:01:15 - Determining Tension of the Ulnar-innervated FDP by Retracting Proximally00:01:26 - Tenodesis of the Ulnar-innervated FDP to the FDP to the Long Finger00:03:54 - Reassessing the Cascade of the Hand You must login to view the full article and extended video on this page. Leave a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.