Replantation of Amputated Tissue Mass of Fingers

  • Jian Lin
  • He-Ping Zheng
  • Yong-Qing Xu
  • Tian-Hao Zhang


With amputated tissue mass of fingers, some parts’ continuity with the finger body is broken, including bones, joints, tendons, vessels, and nerves, which cannot survive without vascular anastomosis. It is different from general replantation of severed fingers in these respects:
  1. (a)

    The tissues are usually separate from each other.

  2. (b)

    No well-known vessels or nerves to be matched or just pass away.

  3. (c)

    They are difficult to replant and microsurgical techniques are required because the anatomy of the amputated tissues is not clear, but the appearance and functioning will be good if the surgery succeeds.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jian Lin
    • 1
  • He-Ping Zheng
    • 2
  • Yong-Qing Xu
    • 3
  • Tian-Hao Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryXin-hua Hospital (ChongMing)ShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Clinical Anatomic CenterNanjing District General Hospital of PLAFuzhouChina
  3. 3.Orthopaedic DepartmentKunming General Hospital of PLAKunmingChina

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