SUCCESSFUL REPLANTATION OF TWO AVULSED SCALPS BY MICROVASCULAR ANASTOMOSES

@article{Buncke1978SUCCESSFULRO,
  title={SUCCESSFUL REPLANTATION OF TWO AVULSED SCALPS BY MICROVASCULAR ANASTOMOSES},
  author={H. Buncke and E. Rose and M. Brownstein and N. Chater},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  year={1978},
  volume={61},
  pages={666–672}
}
Two cases of immediate replantation of avulsed scalps by microvascular anastomosis are presented. This method of treatment seems to offer significant economic, social, and psychological advantages over split-skin grafting of the calvarium, or other presently used treatments. The need for secondary reconstructive procedures after a successful replantation is minimal, or nil. The mechanism of scalping is reviewed, and it is related anatomically to the structure of the galea aponeurotica. Specific… Expand

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