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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29547118/digital-replantation-in-forward-surgical-units-a-cases-study
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Laurent Mathieu, Michel Levadoux, Emmanuel Soucany de Landevoisin, Tarun J McBride Windsor, Sylvain Rigal
INTRODUCTION: Noncombat-related hand injuries are common in current theatres of operations. Crushing is one of the most frequent mechanisms that may cause traumatic amputations of digits. In the military setting, management of these digital amputations is challenging regarding limitation in microsurgical means in medical treatment facilities and aeromedical evacuation delays out of the combat zone. METHODS: Two cases of digital replantation performed in French forward surgical units are described...
2018: SICOT-J
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29509625/the-impact-of-specialty-on-cases-performed-during-hand-surgery-fellowship-training
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Jason Silvestre, Joseph Upton, Benjamin Chang, David R Steinberg
BACKGROUND: Hand surgery fellowship programs in the United States are predominately sponsored by departments or divisions of orthopaedic surgery or plastic surgery. This study compares the operative experiences of hand surgery fellows graduating from orthopaedic or plastic surgery hand surgery fellowships. METHODS: Operative case logs of 3 cohorts of hand surgery fellows graduating during the academic years of 2012-2013, 2013-2014, and 2014-2015 were analyzed. The median case volumes were compared by specialty via Mann-Whitney U tests...
March 7, 2018: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29464166/successful-hand-replantation-in-a-case-of-total-avulsion-without-vein-graft
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Shatha M Sulaiman, Abdulmalik A Alkhodair, Shahd M Sulaiman, Lama M Sulaiman, Ahmed S Elkafafy
Replantation is the reattachment of a severed body part, with attempts to restore neurovascular and musculoskeletal integrity, function, and aesthetics. On September 7, 1964, the first extremity replantation-a completely amputated hand-by vascular anastomosis technique was successfully performed.1 Soon after, the first replantation of a complete thumb amputation using microvascular anastomosis in a human was successfully conducted by Komatsu et al.2 in 1968. The overall success rate of limb replantation surgery is around 83...
January 2018: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29454562/long-term-functional-subjective-and-psychological-results-after-single-digit-replantation
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Jing Chen, Ai Xian Zhang, Qing Zhong Chen, Shuai Mu, Jun Tan
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to analyse the long-term functional, subjective, and psychological results after single-digit replantation. METHODS: Thirty cases of digital replantation (14 thumbs, 12 index fingers, 2 middle fingers, 1 ring finger, and 1 little finger) in 30 patients (7 females and 23 males) with a mean age of 44.2 years (20-65 years) were evaluated at the end of a mean follow-up time of 36 months (19-50 months). The active range of motion of joints, grip and pinch strength, cutaneous sensibility, upper-extremity functioning, and subjective satisfaction were determined using the Disability of Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) questionnaire and the Michigan Hand Outcomes questionnaire (MHQ)...
February 14, 2018: Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29441741/the-concept-of-door-to-surgery-time-in-distal-digital-replantation
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Seong Hwan Kim, Dong Wan Kim, Jae Ha Hwang, Kwang Seog Kim
BACKGROUND: Digital replantation has become a well-established technique that has revolutionized hand surgery. One of the most important factors to a successful replantation is less than 12 hours of warm and 24 hours of cold ischemia time. The purpose of this article was to present a concept of door-to-surgery time and test the hypothesis that success in distal digital replantation is associated with this time. METHODS: Forty-five patients with 49 distal amputations were included in the study...
February 26, 2018: Journal of Korean Medical Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29410334/epidemiology-of-traumatic-upper-limb-amputations
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G Pomares, H Coudane, F Dap, G Dautel
INTRODUCTION: While published data on functional outcomes after upper limb amputations are plentiful, epidemiology data are relatively rare. This led us to performing an epidemiology study of traumatic upper limb amputations at our facility. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This retrospective study spanned a 10-year period of cases seen at the SOS Main (Hand emergency center) of the Nancy University Hospital in France. Patients who suffered traumatic amputation of the upper limb were identified and divided into two groups: replantation and surgical amputation...
February 1, 2018: Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29370061/-temporary-ectopic-implantation-for-salvaging-amputated-parts-a-systematic-review
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Yiji Tu, William C Lineaweaver, Derek M Culnan, Genevieve H Bitz, Kyler J Jones, Feng Zhang
BACKGROUND: Temporary ectopic implantation is an option when handling severe crushing injuries to the distal extremities or other body parts. The surgical techniques applied in those cases and the patient outcomes have not been previously analyzed. METHODS: Extensive literature search was performed using PubMed, EMBASE, and Google Scholar to collect articles reporting outcomes of temporary ectopic implantation for salvaging amputated extremities or other body parts...
January 24, 2018: Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29343891/first-two-bilateral-hand-transplantations-in-india-part-3-rehabilitation-and-immediate-outcome
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Mohit Sharma, Subramania Iyer, P Kishore, Jimmy Mathew, Sundeep Vijayaraghavan, Ravi Sankaran, Arun N Nair, R Janarthanan, Abhijeet Wakure, Raghuveer Reddy, S M Chetan Mali, Visakh Varma, Ashish Chaudhari, Swapnil Dhake, Akshay Omkumar
Introduction: This report covers the strategies adopted for rehabilitation for the first and second dual hand transplants performed in India. Materials and Methods: The team, under a trained physiatrist, including physiotherapy and occupational therapy personnel, was involved in the management of both these patients. The management protocol was developed considering previous reports as well as our management strategies in the rehabilitation of the replanted hands...
May 2017: Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery: Official Publication of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29320962/replantation-and-revascularization-of-amputated-upper-limb-appendages-outcome-and-predicting-the-factors-influencing-the-success-rates-of-these-procedures-in-a-tertiary-hospital-an-8-year-retrospective-cross-sectional-study
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Tunku Kamarul, Azura Mansor, Noorzurani Robson, Salim Hh Albusaidi, Abdulrazzaq M Suhaeb, Ely Z Samsudin
PURPOSE: Worldwide advances in microsurgery have made salvaging of amputated hand via replantation and revascularization common procedures. The present study examines the outcome of these procedures in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia. METHODS: Patients with hand amputation who underwent replantation or revascularization from 2005 to 2012 were identified and reviewed for patient characteristics, amputation characteristics and survival rates. Successfully treated patients were interviewed to assess the functional outcome using Quick Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (Quick-DASH) questionnaire and Michigan Hand Outcome Questionnaire (MHQ)...
January 2018: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29250313/functional-outcome-after-hand-replantation-in-guatemala
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Fernando Romero-Prieto, Juan Carlos González-Morales
Amputations of a traumatic origin are very frequent in developing countries, in the case of Guatemala these are a result of work accidents very closely related to poor work conditions existing for manual workers, as well as social violence and the lack of security that governs society. The present case shows a patient that suffered a left hand amputation at wrist level. Amputated hand was transported swiftly and in adequate conditions, maintaining cold chain at all times until arrival at Hospital for replantation...
December 2017: Journal of Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29209634/the-vilkki-procedure-as-an-emergency-treatment-in-an-apocalyptical-hand-injury-a-case-report-and-first-description
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Dominique Merky, Katarina Wishart, Urs Hug, Elmar Fritsche
We describe a young man who suffered a severe mutilating injury of the hand and forearm while working as a cheesemaker. He underwent a complex reconstruction of his right adominant hand including a heterotopic thumb replantation into the distal radius and combined with an emergency flow-through anterolateral thigh flap.
2017: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29117833/management-of-the-pediatric-patient-following-upper-extremity-replantation-or-revascularization-a-suggested-protocol
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Alec Sundet, Kyros Ipaktchi, Claudia Kunrath, Rodrigo N Banegas
BACKGROUND: Traumatic pediatric amputations of the hand and upper extremity can have long-term financial, psychological, developmental, and functional consequences that readily extend beyond the realm of that which is normally encountered in comparatively injured adults. These factors, along with a paucity of medical comorbidities, have guided a more liberal and aggressive approach to treating pediatric amputations in hopes of optimizing psychosocial, aesthetic, and developmental outcomes...
December 2017: Journal of Hand Surgery Asian-Pacific Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29117830/in-vitro-evaluation-of-human-hand-tendon-ingrowth-into-a-synthetic-scaffold
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Shalimar Abdullah, Fadzlina Mohtar, Nordashima Abdul Shukor, Jamari Sapuan
BACKGROUND: Synthetic scaffold has been used for tissue approximation and reconstructing damaged and torn ligaments. This study explores the ability of tendon ingrowth into a synthetic scaffold in vitro, evaluate growth characteristics, morphology and deposition of collagen matrix into a synthetic scaffold. METHODS: Upper limb tendons were harvested with consent from patients with crush injuries and non-replantable amputations. These tendons (both extensor and flexor) measuring 1 cm are sutured to either side of a 0...
December 2017: Journal of Hand Surgery Asian-Pacific Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29100662/management-of-partial-fingertip-amputation-in-adults-operative-and-non-operative-treatment
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REVIEW
Kunal Sindhu, Steven F DeFroda, Andrew P Harris, Joseph A Gil
BACKGROUND: Hand and finger injuries account for approximately 4.8 million visits to emergency departments each year. These injuries can cause a great deal of distress for both patients and providers and are often initially encountered in urgent care clinics, community hospitals, and level one trauma centers. Tip amputation injuries vary widely in mechanism, ranging from sharp lacerations to crush injuries that present with varying degrees of contamination. The severity of damage to soft tissue, bone, arteries and nerves is dependent upon the mechanism and guides treatment decision-making...
December 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29036026/a-comparison-of-functional-outcomes-and-therapeutic-costs-single-digit-replantation-versus-revision-amputation
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Hongyi Zhu, Bingbo Bao, Xianyou Zheng
BACKGROUND: The functional outcomes and therapeutic costs between digit replantation and revision amputation have remained controversial. METHODS: A total of 1023 patients with single-digit traumatic amputation or devascularization who underwent successful digit replantation (failure excluded) or revision amputation from January 1, 2013, to January 1, 2016, were included in this study. All cases were subgrouped based on Tamai level of amputation and the injured digit...
February 2018: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28762452/eight-years-of-clinical-experience-with-digit-replantation-demographic-characteristics-and-outcomes
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Melike Oruç, Koray Gürsoy, Kadri Özer, Özlem Çolak, Yüksel Kankaya, Nezih Sungur, Gürhan Mustafa Ulusoy, Uğur Koçer
BACKGROUND: Despite surgical and technical advances in microsurgery, it is still difficult to obtain satisfactory results after replantation of finger amputation. The aim of the present study was to discuss some of the many factors that can affect the success rate of replantation. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of 60 patients with 85 finger replantations was performed. Revascularizations and replantations proximal to the metacarpophalangeal joint were excluded...
July 2017: Ulusal Travma Ve Acil Cerrahi Dergisi, Turkish Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery: TJTES
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28664706/neuromarkers-of-post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd-in-a-patient-after-bilateral-hand-amputation-erp-case-study
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Anna Chrapusta, Juri D Kropotov, Maria Pąchalska
<b>Introduction</b>. There is a lack in the worldwide literature of reports on the Neuromarkers of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in patients after bilateral hand amputation The aim of this study was to test a hypothesis regarding developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in a patient after bilateral hand amputation with the use of Event Related Potentials (ERPs). On the basis of previous research, the amplitudes of P3 ERP components elicited in the cued GO/NOGO tasks have been chosen as candidates for neuromarkers of PTSD...
June 8, 2017: Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine: AAEM
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28619683/functional-assessment-and-quality-of-life-in-patients-following-replantation-of-the-distal-half-of-the-forearm-except-fingers-a-review-of-11-cases
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U Assouline, D Feuvrier, D Lepage, Y Tropet, L Obert, J Pauchot
The aims of this study were to evaluate the function and quality of life in patients who have undergone replantation of the hand or forearm. We carried out a retrospective single-center study of cases performed between 1977 and 2015. Our hospital's database was searched for patients who underwent replantation of the distal half of the forearm and hand (except the fingers). The evaluation included sensitivity, joint mobility, strength and quality of life. Conventional functional scores were used. Seventeen replantation cases were identified...
September 2017: Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28564653/skin-perfusion-changes-within-12-h-after-axillary-plexus-block
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Andrea Wenger, Amro Amr, Hans-Eberhard Schaller, Jens Rothenberger
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: An improvement of the blood flow would be beneficial in microvascular upper-extremity reconstruction and in digit replantation. In the present work, skin perfusion changes and their duration due to axillary plexus block were quantified. METHODS: The peripheral blood flow of the upper extremities in 20 patients undergoing trapeziectomy under axillary plexus block was analyzed. RESULTS: Laser Doppler spectrophotometry was used to measure perfusion factors over a 12-h period, with the contralateral hand acting as the control...
June 1, 2017: European Surgical Research. Europäische Chirurgische Forschung. Recherches Chirurgicales Européennes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28527851/intentional-replantation-of-an-avulsed-immature-permanent-incisor-a-case-report
#20
Claudio Maniglia-Ferreira, Fabio de Almeida Gomes, Marcelo de Morais Vitoriano
This case report discusses the successful endodontic treatment of an open apex maxillary right permanent central incisor that had been avulsed and incorrectly replanted in a 7-year-old patient. The tooth was carefully re-extracted followed by cleaning of the alveolar socket and immediate replantation. However, pulp necrosis was diagnosed, and regenerative endodontic treatment was performed. The root canal system was disinfected by passive ultrasonic irrigation with 2.5% sodium hypochlorite. At the first visit, the tooth was repositioned and immobilized with an appropriate semirigid splint...
May 17, 2017: Journal of Endodontics
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