To describe an ultrasound assisted technique for desmotomy of the palmar/plantar annular ligament (PAL), determine its efficacy and intraoperative complications.
Ultrasonographic examination of suspensory ligament should allow more accurate prognostic advice and intervention and prevention opportunities for clinical SLBI
A highly effective and minimally invasive surgical procedure when conservative treatment is unsuccessful
Reference values could function as a tool to discriminate between physiological and abnormal conditions such as congenital contractural conditions
Tenoscopic-guided ALSDFT desmotomy with the SaberRF probe showed no difference in measured outcomes to sharp transection with a tenotomy knife