Distally based dorsal digital fasciocutaneous flap for the repair of digital terminal amputation defects.

@article{Hou2012DistallyBD,
  title={Distally based dorsal digital fasciocutaneous flap for the repair of digital terminal amputation defects.},
  author={Ruixing Hou and Jihui Ju and Qiang Zhao and Yuefei Liu},
  journal={International surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={97 4},
  pages={321-6}
}
The preferred plastic surgery regimen for distal digital segment wounds remains unknown, although multiple options are available for the repair. The purpose of this investigation is to study its anatomic rationale and clinical outcomes, in addition to the role of dorsal digital veins in digital reconstruction. Patients (n = 765) suffering from digital terminal segment traumatic wounds (823 digits) were identified and reviewed in a retrospective manner. The wounds were repaired using distally… CONTINUE READING