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Breakfast Anyone? - 7/22/2008
What is this splint called? And what is its primary use?

Moderators Response:
This is a Yolk Splint (breakfast anyone, get it???_described described by L Catalano, MD in the referenced journal. This splint is used to treat acute sagittal band injuries in nonrheumatoid patients resulting in dislocation of the EDC tendon can be managed nonsurgically in many patients with a customized splint called the sagittal band bridge or YOLK splint. (J Hand Surg 2006;31A:242245. Copyrightc 2006 by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.)
 
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7/24/2008
Anonymous
MCP blocking splint for trigger finger.
7/25/2008
Anonymous
3rd digit MCP blocking for trigger finger
7/27/2008
Anonymous
I agree
7/27/2008
Anonymous
MP flexion block for trigger
7/28/2008
Anonymous
yoke splint for a zone V extensor tendon repair using the Wendall Merritt protocol.
7/28/2008
Anonymous
trigger finger splint to prevent flexion of MP's
8/11/2008
Anonymous
yoke splint
8/14/2008
Fannoon
MCP blocking splint for middle finger extensor tendon repair (zone V).
10/15/2008
Anonymous
Yolk splint for zone 5 extensor repair to take pressure off of surgical site with AROM, as per the Meritt protocol.
10/17/2008
Anonymous
sagittal band injury in zone V for long finger
10/22/2008
Anonymous
MP block for trigger finger
2/2/2009
Anonymous
Merritt yoke. Similar to sagittal bridge.
3/9/2009
Anonymous
yoke splint
5/28/2009
feras mustafa
sagittal band bridge, use to treat acute sagittal band injuries in non-rhumatied pt.
11/12/2011
Anonymous
static splint for finger abduction
 
     
   
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