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Emergency cross-arm transfer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10987473     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This report describes a case of cross-arm transfer. Satisfactory function was restored, including good protective sensation, excellent grip strength, and surprisingly good return to preoperative activities. Cross-arm transfer should be considered in situations where bilateral arm amputation is present and neither can be replanted because of tissue loss.
D S Reagan; J M Reagan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  106     ISSN:  0032-1052     ISO Abbreviation:  Plast. Reconstr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2000 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-10-02     Completed Date:  2000-10-02     Revised Date:  2014-10-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1306050     Medline TA:  Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  648-52     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Amputation, Traumatic / surgery*
Anastomosis, Surgical / methods
Arm Injuries / surgery*
Emergency Treatment
Replantation / methods*,  rehabilitation

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