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Cigarette smoking, plastic surgery, and microsurgery.
Although tobacco smoking is known to result in coronary heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, peripheral vascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, lung cancer, and other smokingExpand
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Processed nerve allografts for peripheral nerve reconstruction: A multicenter study of utilization and outcomes in sensory, mixed, and motor nerve reconstructions
Purpose: As alternatives to autograft become more conventional, clinical outcomes data on their effectiveness in restoring meaningful function is essential. In this study we report on the outcomesExpand
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Functional outcome following nerve repair in the upper extremity using processed nerve allograft.
PURPOSE Reconstruction of peripheral nerve discontinuities with processed nerve allograft has become increasingly relevant. The RANGER Study registry was initiated in 2007 to study the use ofExpand
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Aeromonas hydrophila Infections Following Use of Medicinal Leeches in Replantation and Flap Surgery
Aeromonas hydrophila infections are a recognized complication of postoperative leech application, and can occur with measurable frequency in populations of patients treated with leeches. We review 11Expand
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Long-Term Results and Costs of Muscle Flap Coverage With Ilizarov Bone Transport in Lower Limb Salvage
Objectives: To determine long-term outcomes and costs of Ilizarov bone transport and flap coverage for lower limb salvage. Design: Case series with retrospective review of outcomes with at leastExpand
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Outcomes of short-gap sensory nerve injuries reconstructed with processed nerve allografts from a multicenter registry study.
BACKGROUND Short-gap digital nerve injuries are a common surgical problem, but the optimal treatment modality is unknown. A multicenter database was queried and analyzed to determine the outcomes ofExpand
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The Harvest and Clinical Application of the Superficial Peroneal Sensory Nerve for Grafting Motor and Sensory Nerve Defects
&NA; Potential donor nerves for autografting are finite and usually limited to cutaneous nerves of the extremities. The superficial peroneal nerve is the major lateral branch of the common peronealExpand
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The serratus anterior free-muscle flap: experience with 100 consecutive cases.
We report free serratus transplantation in 100 consecutive patients, 10 in combination with the latissimus muscle and 2 with rib. Transplantation was performed for extremity soft-tissue coverage,Expand
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The Effect of an Implantable Doppler Probe on the Salvage of Microvascular Tissue Transplants
&NA; One hundred forty‐seven flaps in 135 consecutive patients undergoing microvascular transplantation were monitored using a miniature Doppler ultrasonic probe. Using a modification of a techniqueExpand
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A Clinical Study of End‐to‐End versus End‐to‐Side Techniques for Microvascular Anastomosis
&NA; The choice of microvascular anastomotic technique, end‐to‐end versus end‐to‐side, is still an item of debate. A review of the literature reveals no difference in patency rates in animal modelsExpand
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