Evaluation outcome of replanted digits using the DASH score: review of 38 patients.

@article{Dabernig2006EvaluationOO,
  title={Evaluation outcome of replanted digits using the DASH score: review of 38 patients.},
  author={Joerg Dabernig and Alexandra Marie Lippert Hart and Anton H. Schwabegger and Werner Dabernig and Christoph Harpf},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={
          30-6
        }
}
The ultimate usefulness of replanted fingers is related to the adequacy of nerve, tendon and bone repair. Thirty-eight patients with successful replantation of the thumb, a single finger or after multiple digital amputations were followed up clinically. The subjective disability after finger replantation was evaluated by means of the DASH score, and the presence of cold intolerance was assessed. The subjective outcome of the achieved replantation reached an overall DASH score of 12.3. Patients… CONTINUE READING
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