Experiences in microsurgery in The People's Republic of China.

  title={Experiences in microsurgery in The People's Republic of China.},
  author={Tienchong Chang},
  journal={Journal of microsurgery},
  volume={1 2},
In 1963, the successful replantation of an upper extremity amputated at the forearm provided the impetus for great interest in this surgical procedure in the People's Republic of China. In the 16 years since that time, much progress has been made, especially after the introduction of microsurgical techniques. Prior to 1973, replantation of digits was performed 443 times under the naked eye, with a digit survival rate of 51%. Since 1973, 92 replantations have been done under the microscope, with… CONTINUE READING

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