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4Suture the volar plate

Traditionally, a button has often been used for tying the pull-out sutures. However, the pressure the button exerts on the ...

Pitfall: pull-out suture with button

Traditionally, a button has often been used for tying the pull-out sutures. However, the pressure the button exerts on the dorsal veins of the finger can lead to swelling. It is safer to omit the button, simply tying the suture over the bone.