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Finger replantation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7251282     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
From May 1965 to December 1979, finger replantation were performed on 157 patients (229 digits). Of these 205 fingers were successfully replanted with an overall success rate of 89.5%. In most cases, sensation was recovered to more than protective sensation and approximately 50% of the cases showed 2-point-dicrimination of less than 15 mm. Restricted joint motion was a problem in the replantation at "no-man's-land" in fingers. However, most of the patients gained useful pinch or grasp in their daily living activities and were very satisfied with their successfully replanted fingers. Operative indications, replantation technique, postoperative management and clinical results are reported.
S Tami; Y Hori; A Fukui; T Shimizu
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International surgery     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0020-8868     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Surg     Publication Date:    1981 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-09-25     Completed Date:  1981-09-25     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0043524     Medline TA:  Int Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  9-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Amputation, Traumatic / physiopathology,  surgery*
Child, Preschool
Finger Injuries / physiopathology,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Postoperative Period

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