What is this splint called? And what is it’s primary use?
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 non-rheumatoid 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:242–245. Copyrightc 2006 by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.)