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Repair to tendon (hand)

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Introduction
If any of the tendons in your hand are damaged, surgery may be possible to repair them and help restore movement in the affected fingers or thumb.
How hand tendons are repaired
Before the cut tendons in your hand are repaired, X-rays of your hand, wrist and forearm may be taken to check for any other damage.
Recovery after hand tendon repair
When you will be able to return home after surgery to repair tendons in your hand will depend on how badly your hand was damaged.
Complications of hand tendon repair
Some common complications of tendon repair include infection, the tendon rupturing and the repaired tendon sticking to nearby tissue.