Replantation of finger avulsion injuries: a systematic review of survival and functional outcomes.

@article{Sears2011ReplantationOF,
  title={Replantation of finger avulsion injuries: a systematic review of survival and functional outcomes.},
  author={Erika Davis Sears and Kevin Chung},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={686-94}
}
PURPOSE Recent studies presenting functional outcomes after replantation of finger avulsion injuries have challenged the historical practice of performing revision amputation for all complete finger avulsion injuries. The aim of this study is to conduct a systematic review of the English literature of replantation of finger avulsion injuries to provide best evidence of survival rates and functional outcomes. METHODS A Medline literature search yielded 1,398 studies, using key words "traumatic… CONTINUE READING