REPLANTATION OF AMPUTATED EXTREMITIES
- REPLANTATION OF AMPUTATED EXTREMITIES. Balas, P. // Vascular Surgery;Jan1973, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1
Discusses the replantation of a completely amputated extremity. Problems encountered with replantation attempts; Factors considered in replantation; Criteria for replantation.
- Chapter 73: REPLANTATION OF LIMBS. // Understanding Surgery;2001, p284
The article presents information on the replantation of limbs. Progress in the replantation of severed limbs made its greatest advances with the development of the operating microscope in 1960, which enabled surgeons to anastomose small vessels together. Replantation is the reconnecting of a...
- TRAUMA NURSING. Clontz, Amy S.; Annonio, Darla; Walker, Lisa; Bauer, Jeff // RN;Jul2004, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p38
Offers advice for nurses caring for a patient who has undergone traumatic amputation. Considerations in determining whether reattachment of a severed body part is possible; Preservation of the body part; Assessment of a patient for replantation; Preparing the patient for the operating room.
- Treatment of Fingertip Amputation in Adults by Palmar Pocketing of the Amputated Part. Mi Sun Jung; Young Kook Lim; Yong Taek Hong; Hoon Nam Kim // Archives of Plastic Surgery;Jul2012, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p404
Background First suggested by Brent in 1979, the pocket principle is an alternative method for patients for whom a microsurgical replantation is not feasible. We report the successful results of a modified palmar pocket method in adults. Methods Between 2004 and 2008, we treated 10 patients by...
- Limbform: a functional ontology-based database of limb regeneration experiments. Lobo, Daniel; Feldman, Erica B.; Shah, Michelle; Malone, Taylor J.; Levin, Michael // Bioinformatics;Dec2014, Vol. 30 Issue 24, p3598
Summary: The ability of certain organisms to completely regenerate lost limbs is a fascinating process, far from solved. Despite the extraordinary published efforts during the past centuries of scientists performing amputations, transplantations and molecular experiments, no mechanistic model...
- LIMB TRANSPLANTATION: FROM A CONCEPT TO REALITY OVER THE LAST 50 YEARS. KAUFMAN, CHRISTINA L. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;2013, Vol. 50 Issue 7, pxxvii
The article offers the author's view on the process of limb transplantation 50 years ago. The author states that the process was questioned by Dr. Dederich whether amputated limbs can be reattached and said that there are no reason that the transplantation of limbs from a cadaver will work. The...
- Upper limb replantation. Lin, Pao-Yuan; Jeng, Seng-Feng; Lin, Tsan-Shiun; Hsieh, Ching-Hua // Trauma;Oct2012, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p313
Since the first successful salvage of an amputated finger using microsurgical anastomoses in 1965, replantation has been widely used in these decades and is now firmly established as a viable treatment option in traumatic limb amputation. The current concepts of replantation surgery for upper...
- Issues Surround Replantation Services. Stanton, Terry // AAOS Now;Jul2012, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p10
The article focuses on the accessibility issue in the replantation services in orthopedics in the U.S. It mentions that patient access to the said services may be restrained by the number of surgeons trained in microsurgery. Also, it notes that all Level 1 trauma centers is necessitated to have...
- "AMPUTATIONS OR IMPLANTATION--WHICH IS BETTER REHABILITATION?" Friedmann, Lawrence W. // Vascular Surgery;Mar/Apr1973, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p67
Compares the effectiveness of replantation and amputation. Advantages of using a prosthetic cosmetic arm; Information on why unilateral upper limb amputees discarded their artificial arms.