Complications of the reverse homodigital island flap in fingertip reconstruction.

@article{Yildirim2002ComplicationsOT,
  title={Complications of the reverse homodigital island flap in fingertip reconstruction.},
  author={Serkan Yildirim and Gulden Koclar Avci and Mithat Akan and Tayfun Ak{\"o}z},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={586-92}
}
Twenty-four digital artery island flaps with reversed flow were used to reconstruct 23 patients with fingertip injuries in the authors' clinic between June 1998 and August 2000. No nerve coaptation was performed in these patients. Patient age ranged between 18 and 35 years. All patients were evaluated at clinical follow-up for active range of motion, appearance, patient satisfaction, two-point discrimination, hypersensitivity and cold intolerance, previous hand injury, and flap viability in the… CONTINUE READING

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