J B Tang

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  1. ncbi request reprint Indications, methods, postoperative motion and outcome evaluation of primary flexor tendon repairs in Zone 2
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, The Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:118-29. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Distal radius fracture: diagnosis, treatment, and controversies
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong, Jiangsu 226001, China Electronic address
    Clin Plast Surg 41:481-99. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Repair and reconstruction of thumb and finger tip injuries: a global view
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, The Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong, Jiangsu 226001, China Electronic address
    Clin Plast Surg 41:325-59. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Outcomes and evaluation of flexor tendon repair
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, The Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong 226001, Jiangsu, China
    Hand Clin 29:251-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Current practice of primary flexor tendon repair: a global view
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong 226001, Jiangsu, China
    Hand Clin 29:179-89. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Uncommon methods of flexor tendon and tendon-bone repairs and grafting
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, The Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong 226001, Jiangsu, China
    Hand Clin 29:215-21. 2013
  7. doi request reprint In vivo changes in contact regions of the radiocarpal joint during wrist hyperextension
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Univeristy, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 37:2257-62. 2012
  8. doi request reprint In vivo length changes of carpal ligaments of the wrist during dart-throwing motion
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 36:284-90. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of A2 pulley release on repaired tendon gliding resistance and rupture in a chicken model
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1080-7. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint General concepts of wrist biomechanics and a view from other species
    J B Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:519-25. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Indications, methods, postoperative motion and outcome evaluation of primary flexor tendon repairs in Zone 2
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, The Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:118-29. 2007
    ..In this article, I present my practical views on indications, techniques, post-surgical treatment and outcome measures, and describe our methods of sheath-pulley release, tendon repair, postoperative motion and outcome evaluation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Distal radius fracture: diagnosis, treatment, and controversies
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong, Jiangsu 226001, China Electronic address
    Clin Plast Surg 41:481-99. 2014
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Repair and reconstruction of thumb and finger tip injuries: a global view
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, The Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong, Jiangsu 226001, China Electronic address
    Clin Plast Surg 41:325-59. 2014
    ..This review ends by illustrating and discussing a few exploratory treatments that hold promise of greatly changing future perspectives of this common clinical problem. ..
  4. doi request reprint Outcomes and evaluation of flexor tendon repair
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, The Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong 226001, Jiangsu, China
    Hand Clin 29:251-9. 2013
    ..Outcomes should be provided by subzones of the tendon injuries, and the level of expertise of the surgeons expertise should be reported to allow comparisons of the results...
  5. doi request reprint Current practice of primary flexor tendon repair: a global view
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong 226001, Jiangsu, China
    Hand Clin 29:179-89. 2013
    ..Current practice methods used in the leading hand centers are summarized, and key points in providing the best possible clinical outcomes are outlined...
  6. doi request reprint Uncommon methods of flexor tendon and tendon-bone repairs and grafting
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, The Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong 226001, Jiangsu, China
    Hand Clin 29:215-21. 2013
    ..Late direct repair and lengthening plasty require the accumulation of clinical experience. Allograft tendon reconstruction has shown successful midterm results, but long-term follow-up is certainly necessary...
  7. doi request reprint In vivo changes in contact regions of the radiocarpal joint during wrist hyperextension
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Univeristy, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 37:2257-62. 2012
    ..We investigated contact characteristics of the radiocarpal joint in neutral position, hyperextension, and hyperextension combined with radial deviation in vivo...
  8. doi request reprint In vivo length changes of carpal ligaments of the wrist during dart-throwing motion
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 36:284-90. 2011
    ..The dart-throwing motion is an important movement pattern during most wrist actions. The aim of this study was to investigate length changes in the wrist ligaments in different positions of the dart-throw motion in vivo...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of A2 pulley release on repaired tendon gliding resistance and rupture in a chicken model
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1080-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure the effect of A2 pulley release compared with pulley preservation on repaired tendon gliding resistance and rupture in the early postoperative period in a chicken model...
  10. ncbi request reprint General concepts of wrist biomechanics and a view from other species
    J B Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:519-25. 2008
    ..Finally, the implications of these observations for the functional reconstruction of the hand are outlined...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes associated with flexor tendon repair
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong 226001, Jiangsu, China
    Hand Clin 21:199-210. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint A2 pulley incision or one slip of the superficialis improves flexor tendon repairs
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 456:121-7. 2007
    ..Kapandji pulley plasty did not improve the outcomes over a simple pulley incision...
  13. ncbi request reprint Core suture purchase affects strength of tendon repairs
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 30:1262-6. 2005
    ..In this study we assessed how the length of core suture purchase may affect the repair strength of transversely cut tendons using a 2-strand modified Kessler method and a 4-strand circle-locking method...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tendon injuries across the world: treatment
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong 226001, Jiangsu, China
    Injury 37:1036-42. 2006
    ..Future development may include improvement of tendon healing through biological approaches, repair techniques, and, in particular, establishment of adequate rehabilitation systems and training of surgeons in some regions of the world...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adeno-associated virus-2-mediated bFGF gene transfer to digital flexor tendons significantly increases healing strength. an in vivo study
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong 226001, Jiangsu, China
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1078-89. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint Scaphoid and lunate movement in different ranges of carpal radioulnar deviation
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 36:25-30. 2011
    ..We aimed to investigate scaphoid and lunate movement in radial deviation and in slight and moderate ulnar deviation ranges in vivo...
  17. doi request reprint Relative contribution of tissue oedema and the presence of an A2 pulley to resistance to flexor tendon movement: an in vitro and in vivo study
    Y F Wu
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 37:310-5. 2012
    ..Presence of an intact A2 pulley adds greater resistance to the movement of the repaired flexor tendon than volar oedematous subcutaneous tissue...
  18. ncbi request reprint Embedded cross-stitch suture: an alternative to current cross-stitch peripheral suture
    B Wang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Br 28:471-4. 2003
    ..The embedded cross-stitch method, with little suture exposure on the tendon and sufficient strength, presents an alternative to the current cross-stitch peripheral repair...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of tension direction on strength of tendon repair
    J B Tang
    Hand Surgery Research Center, Department of Orthopedics, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 26:1105-10. 2001
    ..The decrease in repair strength should therefore be considered in planning a tendon suture to tolerate active finger flexion and a tendon motion protocol after primary tendon repair...
  20. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical and histologic evaluation of tendon sheath management
    J B Tang
    Department of Orthopedics, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 21:900-8. 1996
    ..This study demonstrates that the diameter of the repaired sheath exerts significant influence on flexor tendon function. Enlargement of the digital flexor sheath may provide an additional way to improve function of repaired tendons...
  21. ncbi request reprint Changes in tendon strength after partial cut and effects of running peripheral sutures
    J Tan
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Br 28:478-82. 2003
    ..Running peripheral sutures increased the gap formation forces and the ultimate strength of all the tendons, though particularly those with 80% and 90% lacerations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Digital oedema, adhesion formation and resistance to digital motion after primary flexor tendon repair
    Y Cao
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University and Jiangsu Hand Surgery Center, Nantong, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:745-52. 2008
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  23. doi request reprint How much does a Pennington lock add to strength of a tendon repair?
    Y F Wu
    Department of Hand Surgery, The Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 36:476-84. 2011
    ..We conclude that a Pennington lock adds only a little to the capacity to gap resistance of a repair, but does not increase the ultimate strength...
  24. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of a modification of Tang method of tendon repair
    B Wang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Br 28:347-50. 2003
    ..Under angular tension, the ultimate strength of the modified Tang method was greater than that of the Tang method...
  25. ncbi request reprint Repairs of partial oblique tendon injuries: a biomechanical evaluation
    J Tan
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Br 29:381-5. 2004
    ..Running peripheral sutures significantly increased both the gap formation forces and the ultimate strength of the tendons with oblique partial lacerations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of four methods of flexor tendon repair for postoperative active mobilization
    J B Tang
    Hand Surgery Research Center, Department of Hand Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:742-9. 2001
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  27. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparisons of four-strand tendon repairs with double-stranded sutures: effects of different locks and suture geometry
    Y F Wu
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 36:34-9. 2011
    ..The Kessler-type repairs with different geometry in the longitudinal sutures produced identical strengths. The Kessler-type repairs with Pennington locks were weaker than the two repairs with either cross-locks or circle-locks...
  28. ncbi request reprint Medial sural artery perforator flap for repair of the hand
    R G Xie
    Department of Hand Surgery, The Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:512-7. 2007
    ..Similarity of colour and thickness of the donor and recipient sites are advantages. We feel that this new flap is a satisfactory option for use in the hand, particularly for extended soft tissue defects on the dorsal hand...
  29. doi request reprint Strength of tendon repair decreases in the presence of an intact A2 pulley: biomechanical study in a chicken model
    Yi Cao
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, and Jiangsu Hand Surgery Center, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1763-70. 2009
    ..We evaluated the difference in strengths of flexor tendon repairs in the pulley area when the pulley was intact or divided in a chicken tendon injury model...
  30. ncbi request reprint Increased suture embedment in tendons: an effective method to improve repair strength
    B Wang
    Hand Surgery Research Center, Department of Orthopedics, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Br 27:333-6. 2002
    ..The results indicate that suture embedment is an important contributor to the tensile properties of the repair, and that increase in length of suture embedment is an effective way to strengthen tendon repairs...
  31. ncbi request reprint The double sheath system and tendon gliding in zone 2C
    J B Tang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Br 20:281-5. 1995
    ..These suggest that partial incision or enlargement of the A2 pulley can be carried out for tendon repairs in zone 2C without causing mechanical problems of function...
  32. doi request reprint A study of the anatomy and repair strengths of porcine flexor and extensor tendons: are they appropriate experimental models?
    W F Mao
    The Hand Surgery Research Center and Department of Anatomy, Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 36:663-9. 2011
    ..Flexor and extensor tendons have different repair strengths which should be taken into account when interpreting findings from investigations using these tendons...
  33. ncbi request reprint Lengthening and locking: two ways to improve repair strength of obliquely lacerated tendons
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, People s Republic of China
    J Hand Surg Am 28:832-7. 2003
    ..Oblique transections in tendons tend to reduce the strength of conventional repairs. We evaluated the effectiveness of lengthening longitudinal strand passage and adding locking components to improve the strength...
  34. ncbi request reprint Can cast immobilization successfully treat scapholunate dissociation associated with distal radius fractures?
    J B Tang
    Hand Surgery Center, Nantong Medical College, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 21:583-90. 1996
    ..Early operative treatment should be instituted for the concomitant scapholunate dissociation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of pulley integrity on excursions and work of flexion in healing flexor tendons
    J B Tang
    Hand Surgery Research Center, Department of Orthopedics, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, 20 W Temple Road, Nantong 226001, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 26:347-53. 2001
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of a four-strand modification of the Tang method of tendon repair
    Y Cao
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Br 30:374-8. 2005
    ..Given our preliminary clinical experience with this method, we recommend this new and simplified technique for clinical flexor tendon repairs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Flexor tendon repair in zone 2C
    J B Tang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Br 19:72-5. 1994
    ..This study suggests that it is better to repair only FDP with regional excision of FDS when both tendons are injured in zone 2C...
  38. ncbi request reprint Repair of digital nerve defect with autogenous vein graft during flexor tendon surgery in zone 2
    J B Tang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Br 18:449-53. 1993
    ..The results suggest that vein graft provides a simple and practical method to reconstruct a digital nerve defect during tendon repair in zone 2...
  39. ncbi request reprint Double and multiple looped suture tendon repair
    J B Tang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Affiliated Hospital, Nantong Medical College, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Br 19:699-703. 1994
    ..The double and multiple looped sutures are of sufficient strength to sustain early motion, and cause little disturbance in the circulation. Satisfactory function following primary tendon repair can be expected with these new techniques...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of A3 pulley and adjacent sheath integrity on tendon excursion and bowstringing
    J B Tang
    Hand Surgery Research Center, Department of Orthopedics, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 26:855-61. 2001
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  41. ncbi request reprint Dorsal-enhanced sutures improve tension resistance of tendon repair
    Y Cao
    Hand Surgery Research Center, Department of Orthopaedics, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Br 27:161-4. 2002
    ..This study suggests that dorsally-enhanced multiple tendon sutures are better placed to sustain the tension generated during active finger flexion...
  42. ncbi request reprint Autogenous free sheath grafts in reconstruction of injured digital flexor tendon sheath at the delayed primary stage
    J B Tang
    Department of Orthopedics, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Br 18:31-2. 1993
    ..Follow-up revealed excellent and good results in 85.7% of the cases. Ample gliding space should be kept inside the sheath tunnel to maintain tendon gliding function...
  43. ncbi request reprint Influence of core suture purchase length on strength of four-strand tendon repairs
    Yi Cao
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 31:107-12. 2006
    ..We assessed the effects of the length of the core suture purchase on the strength of three 4-strand grasping or locking repair techniques...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effects of locking area on strength of 2- and 4-strand locking tendon repairs
    Ren Guo Xie
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 30:455-60. 2005
    ..In this study we investigate the effects of locking area on repair strength of 2- and 4-strand tendon repairs...
  45. ncbi request reprint Investigation of locking configurations for tendon repair
    Ren Guo Xie
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 30:461-5. 2005
    ..Locking sutures have proven beneficial to the strength of the repaired tendon. In this study we investigated the effects of 3 locks in the tendon-suture junction and their effect on repair strength...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effects of direction of tendon lacerations on strength of tendon repairs
    Jun Tan
    Hand Surgery Research Center, Department of Hand Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 28:237-42. 2003
    ..We compared the tensile strength of different repair configurations on tendons with oblique and transverse lacerations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Tendon healing in vivo: gene expression and production of multiple growth factors in early tendon healing period
    Chuan Hao Chen
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 33:1834-42. 2008
    ..We studied gene expression and protein production of a number of growth factors at several time points during the early healing period in a chicken model...
  48. ncbi request reprint Tissue reactions of adenoviral, adeno-associated viral, and liposome-plasmid vectors in tendons and comparison with early-stage healing responses of injured flexor tendons
    Bei Zhu
    Hand Surgery Research Center, Department of Hand Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, China
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1652-60. 2006
    ..This study was designed to compare the tissue reactions of the earlier-mentioned vectors in tendons with the healing responses of injured flexor tendons...
  49. ncbi request reprint Resistance to motion of flexor tendons and digital edema: An in vivo study in a chicken model
    Yi Cao
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, China
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1645-51. 2006
    ..We assessed edema formation and resistance of injured subcutaneous tissue and sheath to motion of the digital flexor tendon in a chicken model...
  50. ncbi request reprint Locking repairs for obliquely cut tendons: Effects of suture purchase and directions of locking circles
    Jun Tan
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 29:891-7. 2004
    ..Oblique cuts in tendons weaken conventional repairs but locking sutures improve the repair strength of the tendon. In this study we assessed how suture purchase and direction (or type) of locking sutures affect the repair strength...
  51. ncbi request reprint Repair strength of tendons of varying gliding curvature: a study in a curvilinear model
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Orthopedics, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 28:243-9. 2003
    ..This study was done to investigate changes in the strength of the repaired tendons by different curvatures of tendon motion arcs...
  52. doi request reprint Molecular events of cellular apoptosis and proliferation in the early tendon healing period
    Ya Fang Wu
    Department of Hand Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 35:2-10. 2010
    ..In the healing digital flexor tendon, molecular events concerning cellular apoptosis have not been investigated. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between cellular apoptosis and proliferation in early tendon healing...
  53. doi request reprint Effectiveness of microRNA in Down-regulation of TGF-beta gene expression in digital flexor tendons of chickens: in vitro and in vivo study
    Chuan Hao Chen
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1777-84.e1. 2009
    ..We proposed to deliver microRNAs (miRNAs) to silence expression of the TGF-beta1 gene and to investigate the effectiveness of miRNAs in down-regulation of the TGF-beta1 gene in vitro and in vivo...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effects of superficialis tendon repairs on lacerated profundus tendons within or proximal to the A2 pulley: an in vivo study in chickens
    Yan Xu
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, People s Republic of China
    J Hand Surg Am 28:994-1001. 2003
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Investigation of resistance of digital subcutaneous edema to gliding of the flexor tendon: an in vitro study
    Yi Cao
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 30:1248-54. 2005
    ..We assessed the effects of simulated subcutaneous edema on the gliding resistance of the flexor tendon in an in vitro model using chicken toes...
  56. ncbi request reprint Tendon healing in vitro: promotion of collagen gene expression by bFGF with NF-kappaB gene activation
    Jin Bo Tang
    Hand Surgery Research Center, Department of Hand Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 28:215-20. 2003
    ..We investigated the effects of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) on synthesis of type I collagen and activation of nuclear transcription factor kappaB (NF-kappaB) in an in vitro culture model of intrasynovial tenocytes...
  57. ncbi request reprint Tendon healing in vitro: activation of NIK, IKKalpha, IKKbeta, and NF- kappaB genes in signal pathway and proliferation of tenocytes
    Jin Bo Tang
    Hand Surgery Research Center, Department of Hand Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1703-11. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical studies of 3 different 6-strand flexor tendon repair techniques
    Ren Gou Xie
    Hand Surgery Research Center, Department of Orthopedics, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong 226001, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 27:621-7. 2002
    ..We conclude that the modified Savage and Tang methods have greater tensile strength than the Lim method and may more effectively resist linear and angular tension generated by postoperative tendon motion...
  59. ncbi request reprint Expression of genes for collagen production and NF-kappaB gene activation of in vivo healing flexor tendons
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, China People s Republic of China
    J Hand Surg Am 29:564-70. 2004
    ..We investigated the expression of genes for type I collagen, type III collagen and its promoter, and nuclear transcription factor kappa B (NF-kappaB) in an in vivo tendon injury model in chickens...
  60. ncbi request reprint Contact areas of the scaphoid and lunate with the distal radius in neutral and extension: correlation of falling strategies and distal radial anatomy
    Y R Chen
    1Department of Hand Surgery, The Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 39:379-83. 2014
    ..The contact characteristics provide greater stability to the carpus on the distal radius, and to help spread forces from impact to the wrist reducing the transmitted peak forces and thus the risk of distal radius and carpal injuries. ..
  61. ncbi request reprint In vivo length changes of wrist ligaments at full wrist extension
    J Tan
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, and Jiangsu Hand Surgery Center, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 39:384-90. 2014
    ..In conclusion, a number of volar carpal ligaments lengthened significantly in full wrist extension and the ulnar carpal ligaments were further lengthened at wrist radial deviation. ..
  62. doi request reprint Recent developments in flexor tendon repair techniques and factors influencing strength of the tendon repair
    Y F Wu
    The Department of Hand Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, China
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 39:6-19. 2014
    ..Among them, attention to annular pulleys, the purchase and tension of the core suture, and the direction and curvature of the path of tendon motion have been found to be determining factors in the results of tendon repair. ..
  63. ncbi request reprint Impact of flexor digitorum superficialis on gliding function of the flexor digitorum profundus according to regions in zone II
    Jin Bo Tang
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, Nantong, Jiangsu, People s Republic of China
    J Hand Surg Am 28:838-44. 2003
    ..We studied the impact of the flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS) on the work of flexion and excursion efficiency of the flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) tendon in different regions of zone II...
  64. ncbi request reprint Wrist kinetics after luno-triquetral dissociation: the changes in moment arms of the flexor carpi ulnaris tendon
    Jin Bo Tang
    Hand Surgery Research Center and Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong Medical College, 20 West Temple Road, Nantong 226001, Jiangsu, China
    J Orthop Res 20:1327-32. 2002
    ..Increase in moment arms of the FCU tendon after loss of integrity of the LT interosseous ligament and dorsal capsular ligaments may contribute to clinical sequelae of LT dissociation and difficulty in treating this disorder...
  65. ncbi request reprint In vivo length changes of selected carpal ligaments during wrist radioulnar deviation
    Jing Xu
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 34:401-8. 2009
    ..To investigate changes in the lengths of selected carpal ligaments during wrist radioulnar deviation in vivo...
  66. doi request reprint In vivo changes in lengths of the ligaments stabilizing the distal radioulnar joint
    Jing Xu
    Department of Hand Surgery, Hand Surgery Research Center, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China
    J Hand Surg Am 34:40-5. 2009
    ..To investigate changes in lengths of the ligaments stabilizing the distal radioulnar joint during forearm pronation and supination in vivo...
  67. ncbi request reprint IFSSH Flexor Tendon Committee Report 2007
    David Elliot
    Hand Surgery Department, St Andrew s Centre for Plastis Surgery, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex, UK
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:346-56. 2007
  68. ncbi request reprint Tendon healing in vitro: modification of tenocytes with exogenous vascular endothelial growth factor gene increases expression of transforming growth factor beta but minimally affects expression of collagen genes
    Xiao Tian Wang
    Department of Surgery, Roger Williams Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02908 4735, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:222-9. 2005
    ..We genetically modified tenocytes with the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) gene and investigated the expression of the genes for collagen production in an in vitro model of the proliferating tenocytes...
  69. ncbi request reprint PDGF gene therapy enhances expression of VEGF and bFGF genes and activates the NF-kappaB gene in signal pathways in ischemic flaps
    Xiao Tian Wang
    Department of Surgery, Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:129-37; discussion 138-9. 2006
    ..The authors investigated the gene expression profiles of growth factors and signal transduction pathways in ischemic flaps after PDGF gene therapy...
  70. ncbi request reprint Tendon healing in vitro: genetic modification of tenocytes with exogenous PDGF gene and promotion of collagen gene expression
    Xiao Tian Wang
    Department of Surgery, Roger Williams Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02908 4735, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 29:884-90. 2004
    ..We transferred the platelet-derived growth factor B (PDGF-B) gene to tenocytes and investigated its effects on the expression of the PDGF gene and the type I collagen gene in an in vitro tenocyte culture model...
  71. ncbi request reprint Tendon healing in vitro: adeno-associated virus-2 effectively transduces intrasynovial tenocytes with persistent expression of the transgene, but other serotypes do not
    Xiao Tian Wang
    Department of Surgery, Roger Williams Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02908 4735, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:227-34. 2007
    ..The authors explored the efficiency of transduction of intrasynovial tenocytes with different serotypes of adeno-associated virus (AAV) and the persistency of its expression of a growth factor transgene...
  72. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of combination gene therapy with multiple growth factor cDNAs to enhance skin flap survival in a rat model
    Paul Y Liu
    Department of Surgery, Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    DNA Cell Biol 24:751-7. 2005
    ..Simultaneous transfer of three growth factor genes (VEGF165, PDGF-B, and bFGF) is deleterious to flap survival, at least for the ratio of lipofectin:transgene employed...
  73. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for the improvement of hand injury care across the world
    Joseph J Dias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester, The Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, UK
    Injury 37:1078-82. 2006
    ..The paper explores what needs to be done, the time frame for improvement and how this may be achieved. The strategy developed needs to remain sensitive to the local needs and capacity...
  74. ncbi request reprint Tendon healing in vitro: bFGF gene transfer to tenocytes by adeno-associated viral vectors promotes expression of collagen genes
    Xiao Tian Wang
    Department of Surgery, Roger Williams Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:1255-61. 2005
    ..We transferred the exogenous bFGF gene to proliferating tenocytes by adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors and investigated its effects on the expression of the collagen genes in an in vitro tenocyte model...
  75. ncbi request reprint Wrist kinetics after scapholunate dissociation: the effect of scapholunate interosseous ligament injury and persistent scapholunate gaps
    Jin Bo Tang
    Musculoskeletal Research Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
    J Orthop Res 20:215-21. 2002
    ..The results also suggest that reduction of the displaced SL joint is imperative to the recovery of wrist kinetics after SL dissociation...
  76. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of ischemic flap survival by prefabrication with transfer of exogenous PDGF gene
    Paul Y Liu
    Department of Surgery, Roger Williams Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 21:273-9. 2005
    ..This study suggests that PDGF gene therapy may be a novel strategy for the treatment of ischemic skin flaps...