Secondary procedures following digital replantation and revascularisation.

@article{Yu2003SecondaryPF,
  title={Secondary procedures following digital replantation and revascularisation.},
  author={Justine Megan F. Yu and S-J Shieh and Jang Ho Lee and Hsiang I. Hsu and H. J. Chiu},
  journal={British journal of plastic surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={
          125-8
        }
}
In this retrospective study, 79 digits of 55 patients received 102 secondary procedures following replantation. We divided the procedures into two groups, occurring before or after 2 months following replantation. The procedures in the early group were mainly for soft tissue coverage (92%), and those in that late group were mainly for tendon (67%) to improve function. Factors associated with higher incidence of early secondary procedures included multiple-finger injury, avulsion or degloving… CONTINUE READING
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