Reconstruction of the thumb.


Based on 25 years of experience (1960-1984) with 188 cases, six approaches to thumb reconstruction are categorized as follows: pollicization using the index finger; pollicization using a finger stump; free transplant of a toe to reconstruct the thumb; reconstruction of the thumb by bone grafting and free flap transfer from the great toe with the nail… (More)


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@article{Chu1959ReconstructionOT, title={Reconstruction of the thumb.}, author={H. Y. Chu and T. M. Wang and F Y K'UNG and Cheong Jia Hao}, journal={Acta chirurgiae plasticae}, year={1959}, volume={2}, pages={197-206} }