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Medicine - Orthopedics | Extremity Replantation - A Comprehensive Clinical Guide

Extremity Replantation

A Comprehensive Clinical Guide

Salyapongse, A.N., Poore, S., Afifi, A., Bentz, M. (Eds.)

2015, XIII, 212 p. 140 illus., 121 illus. in color.

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  • Covers all aspects of upper and lower extremity replantation, with emphasis on state-of-the-art techniques in surgical management and recovery
  • Approaches replantation by anatomical zones, with in-depth discussion of common replant issues
  • Emphasizes approaches from the entire spectrum of replantation care, including complications, secondary procedures and rehabilitation

Extremity Replantation is a comprehensive text covering all aspects of the upper and lower limb, with an emphasis on state-of-the-art techniques in the surgical and medical management of amputation and avulsion injuries as well as the current understanding of the recovery of function following replantation. It is organized following anatomical zones – thumb, digits, wrist, forearm and elbow; foot, ankle and lower leg – with special chapters dedicated to issues common to all replants, such as complications, medical management, nerve recovery and rehabilitation. Furthermore, the international team of authors demonstrates approaches from the entire spectrum of replantation care specialists, including plastic and reconstructive surgeons, orthopedists, and hand therapists. Generously illustrated with intra-operative photos, this book will serve as a standard reference for orthopedic, reconstructive, plastic, and hand surgeons as well as physicians or ancillary medical staff caring for the replant patient.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Arm replantation - Extremity replantation - Finger replantation - Foot replantation - Hand replantation - Heterotopic digital replacement - Musculoskeletal repeir - Reconstructive surgery - Toe replantation - Toe-to-hand

Related subjects » Medicine - Orthopedics - Surgery

Table of contents 

​The History of Extremity Replantation.- Principles of Musculoskeletal Repair in Extremity Replantation.- Principles of Nerve Repair and Neural Recovery in Extremity Replantation Surgery.- Replantation of the Thumb.- Replantation of the Digits.- Replantation at the Level of the Radiocarpal Joint.- Replantation of the Forearm or Arm.- Optimizing Vascular Patency in Replantation.- Toe-to-Hand Transplantation after Failed Replantation.- Heterotopic Digital Replantation.- Replantation in the Child and Adolescent.- Lower Limb Replantation.- Management of Complications after Replantation.- Secondary Procedures in Replantation.- Rehabilitation following Replantation in the Upper Extremity.

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