Shin-Han Wu; A Belly Gutter Splint for Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Flexion Contracture. Am J Occup Ther 1991;45(9):839-843. doi: 10.5014/ajot.45.9.839.
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Various splints are available for the correction of proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint flexion contracture in patients with hand injuries. This article discusses the mechanics of several splints. The belly gutter splint, an alternative design that can be used for this contracture, is introduced.
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