Aftab Siddiqui

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UNLABELLED The survival of 75 consecutive digital replantations carried out between 2006 and 2010 at a regional hand centre in the United Kingdom was determined. The patient demographics, mechanism of injury, co-morbid factors, operative and post-operative details were extracted and reviewed from the medical and hand therapy notes. Predictive factors of(More)
BACKGROUND The ideal flap for volar defects on the digits should provide glabrous skin, maintain length, be sensate and supple enough to allow unimpeded motion of the joints. When local flap options are either inadequate or unavailable, this constitutes a challenge that usually requires free tissue transfer. We describe our experience of the use of the free(More)
A dictum of reconstruction is to replace like with like. Therefore, glabrous skin is best replaced with like tissue from the palm or the soles of the feet. We have previously presented our experience with free tissue from the palm based on the superficial palmer branch of the radial artery to reconstruct defects on the volar aspect of the digits following(More)
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