Free tissue transfer and replantation in pediatric patients: technical feasibility and outcome in a series of 28 patients.

@article{Aboelatta2013FreeTT,
  title={Free tissue transfer and replantation in pediatric patients: technical feasibility and outcome in a series of 28 patients.},
  author={Yasser Abdallah Aboelatta and Hazem Maher Aly},
  journal={Journal of hand and microsurgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={74-80}
}
Microsurgery in the pediatric population is still challenging because of technical difficulties in the small vessel diameter anastomosis and flaps dissection. The present study reports our experience of microsurgical reconstruction with free tissue transfer and replantation. Twenty-eight pediatric patients under the age of 15 years underwent different microsurgical procedures over a 10-year period. Twenty-one patients (75 %) underwent elective free tissue transfer, while emergency replantation… CONTINUE READING

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