Replantation of digits; Reattachment of amputated fingers
Replantation of digits is the surgical repair of completely amputated fingers or toes. With an incomplete amputations (the part remains attached to the body by skin, artery, vein, or nerve), a process called revascularization is used to reattach the digit.
by Sharon M. Smith, M.D.
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