Twenty four thumb replantations.


Of 40 patients with amputated thumbs referred for replantation to the Manchester Microsurgical Unit over five and a half years, 10 (25%) were not considered to be feasible replants, 6(15%) were abandoned at the primary operation, and 24 were replanted. Mode of selection of patients for replantation and operative methods are considered. The 14 thumb replants… (More)


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@article{Earley1984TwentyFT, title={Twenty four thumb replantations.}, author={Michael J. Earley and James V. S. Watson}, journal={Journal of hand surgery}, year={1984}, volume={9 1}, pages={98-102} }