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Replantation 

Replantation
Chapter:
Replantation
Author(s):

D. Grinsell

, D.R. Theile

, and W.A. Morrison

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.012027
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date: 07 December 2019

Digital replantation is the best reconstruction available for the correct indications

Amputated thumbs, multiple fingers, and paediatric replants are the strongest indications

A functional result requires a mobile, stable, sensate digit of adequate length

Replant survival and functional results are dependent on multiple factors including microsurgical expertise

Spare part surgery is a unique opportunity to salvage tissue in an unreplantable limb.

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