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The "throbbing sign"--an indication of early venous congestion in replantation surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  501049     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Venous congestion in a replanted or transplanted digit can be detected, even before any obvious color changes, by the "throbbing" elicited by pinching the digit between the thumb and finger of the examiner until the skin blanches. Releasing the pressure slowly, a sensation of throbbing will be felt synchronous with the patient's pulse rate. The sign disappears when venous congestion is relieved or when swelling persists and increases enough to lessen the arterial inflow.
Authors:
P C Leung
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of hand surgery     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0363-5023     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hand Surg Am     Publication Date:  1979 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-01-28     Completed Date:  1980-01-28     Revised Date:  2009-06-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609631     Medline TA:  J Hand Surg Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  409-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Extremities / blood supply*,  surgery
Graft Rejection
Graft Survival
Humans
Postoperative Complications / diagnosis
Replantation*
Toes / transplantation
Transplantation, Autologous
Vascular Diseases / diagnosis*,  therapy

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