Fabián A. Reyes

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We treated twenty-two consecutive patients for an open fracture and segmental loss of bone in the upper extremity by delayed insertion of a graft of iliac corticocancellous bone. All of the wounds were left open and healed by secondary intention. Sixteen patients (nineteen grafts) had long-term follow-up. Ten injuries were secondary to a gunshot wound. The(More)
Stable fractures of the metacarpal and proximal phalanges can be treated satisfactorily by closed methods. The problem in those unstable fractures is whether to treat with open or closed reduction. Stiffness of the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIP), malunion, rotation deformities, shortening, and nonunion are known complications of fractures of the(More)
Six patients with full-thickness skin loss complicating traumatic problems of the hand each had a retrograde forearm fascia flap transfer. Fascial pedicle flaps were used, because more conventional means of coverage had failed or were deemed inappropriate. Four patients had an uncomplicated one-stage flap transfer. Two patients had postoperative hematoma,(More)
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