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Replantation of digits - series

Procedure, part 1

Procedure, part 1


While the patient is sleepy (sedated) or deep asleep and pain-free (regional anesthesia or general anesthesia),the bone ends are shortened to eliminate tension on the repaired vessels. The bone is stabilized with wires. Tendon repairs are done next.

Update Date 9/8/2014