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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to present the authors' 11-year clinical experience involving 154 cases of arterialized venous flaps for hand reconstruction. METHODS The authors classified the venous flaps based on their size and composition. According to their size, flaps smaller than 10 cm were classified as small (n = 48), flaps larger than 25(More)
BACKGROUND Thumb defects distal to the interphalangeal joint do not cause any disability; therefore, any consideration to reconstruct the thumb is governed by the lifestyle and cultural background of the patient. This study presents the excellent results achieved by immediate partial great toe-to-hand transfer to reconstruct acute composite defects of the(More)
Synovial chondromatosis is a rare lesion in the wrist, but some cases in the distal radioulnar joint have been reported and previous case reports emphasize joint calcifications, shown on preoperative plain radiographs. We report an extremely uncommon case of synovial chondromatosis in the pisotriquetral joint, in which radiographs and magnetic resonance(More)
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