Ischemic toe encountered during harvesting: report of 6 cases.


Local vessel disease causing lack of arterial inflow at the time of toe harvesting represents a surgical emergency. In a personal experience of 194 toe transfers to the hand, 6 cases (in 4 patients) were found to have diseased vessels at the first web to the point that acute ischemia of the toe occurred when the tourniquet was released at the lower limb. We… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2008.06.016


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