Microsurgical restoration of distal digital function

F. C. Wei, L. H. Colony

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Abstract

Advances in microsurgery have produced multiple options for microsurgical restoration of distal digital function. However, because of the complexity of most mutilating hand injuries, these possibilities can be readily overlooked. A surgical awareness of these options for 'like' tissue transplantation is now necessary for complete mutilating hand injury care. These 'minor' aesthetic and functional microsurgical procedures can be major factors in overall patient acceptance and utilization of the reconstructed hands.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)443-455
Number of pages13
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Volume16
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

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