Functional assessment of the reconstructed fingertips after free toe pulp transfer.

@article{Lin2007FunctionalAO,
  title={Functional assessment of the reconstructed fingertips after free toe pulp transfer.},
  author={Cheng-Hung Lin and Yu-Te Lin and Paolo Sassu and Chih-hung Lin and Fu-chan Wei},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={120 5},
  pages={1315-21}
}
BACKGROUND Posttraumatic fingertip reconstruction with free toe pulp transfer was first described in 1979. Several studies have tested the sensibility of the reconstructed digits using the two-point discrimination test. The goal of this study was to comprehensively assess the functional outcome of the reconstructed fingertips after free toe pulp transfer. METHODS There were 15 flaps in 14 male patients in this retrospective study. Objective sensory recovery was assessed with two-point… CONTINUE READING

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