Nondigital tissue replantation and microsurgical spare part utilization in mutilated hands: case reports and review

Microsurgery. 2007;27(2):65-73. doi: 10.1002/micr.20309.

Abstract

Five cases with microsurgical utilization of spare parts from unreplantable amputated segments are presented. Besides, nondigital composite tissue replantations are firstly reported in hand. They all resulted in satisfactory outcomes compared to alternative treatments without any donor site morbidity.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Amputation, Traumatic / surgery*
  • Finger Injuries / surgery
  • Hand / surgery*
  • Hand Injuries / etiology
  • Hand Injuries / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Microsurgery / methods*
  • Replantation / adverse effects
  • Replantation / instrumentation
  • Replantation / methods*
  • Surgical Flaps
  • Treatment Outcome