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Surgical procedure of great toe wrap-around flap combined with second toe medial flap free transfer for reconstructing completely degloved fingers was introduced. The treatment outcomes were evaluated. 10 fingers in 7 cases were involved in this series. The great toe wrap-around flap with dorsalis pedis skin covered the dorsal and most palmar side of the(More)
The aim of treating thumb fingertip amputations with no indication for replantation is to reestablish functional and esthetic properties. From March 2005 to October 2008, we treated 14 patients with thumb fingertip amputation using palmar V–Y flaps combined with bone and nail bed grafts. There were 10 men and 4 women, whose ages at surgery ranged from 19 to(More)
The rat is a suitable model to study human rotator cuff pathology owing to the similarities in morphological anatomy structure. However, few studies have reported the composition muscle fiber types of rotator cuff muscles in the rat. In this study, the myosin heavy chain (MyHC) isoforms were stained by immunofluorescence to show the muscle fiber types(More)
OBJECTIVE To discuss the surgical procedures and curative effect of stiff 2-5 metacarpophalangeal (MP) joints after crash injury in hand. METHODS Between January 2006 and June 2009, 7 cases of stiff 2-5 MP joints were treated by releasing the stiff MP joints and reconstructing the function of lumbrical muscle in one stage. There were 6 males and 1 female(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the clinical effect of vascularized and non-vascularized full-length phrenic nerve transfer on treating brachial plexus injury. METHODS From August 1999 to March 2000, full-length phrenic nerve transfer to musculocutaneous nerve was conducted with the technique of Video-Assisted-Thoracic-Surgery in 15 patients (M 13, F 2) that all(More)
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