Microsurgery of the upper extremity

Oren Z. Lerman, Nicholas Haddock, River M. Elliott, Abtin Foroohar, L. Scott Levin

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Abstract

In the past 50 years, hand surgeons have made considerable contributions to microsurgery. The unique demands of complex upper extremity care have driven many of the technical and scientific advances of this discipline, including functional muscle transfers, nerve transfers, and composite tissue allotransplantation. The purpose of this article was to review the current applications of microsurgery to the upper extremity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1092-1103
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume36
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2011

Keywords

  • Microsurgery
  • hand surgery
  • reconstruction
  • replantation
  • trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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