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The book is based on the experiences in clinical practice with more than 4,000 cases of amputated finger replantations and nearly 1,100 cases of reconstruction of thumb and fingers. It includes three main parts amputated finger replantation, reconstruction of thumb and fingers, and emergency reconstruction of hands. Other than the basic applied anatomy of hand and foot, long-term accumulation of the clinical experiences and operation skills are introduced, particularly the detailed description and demonstration of various unusual types of amputated finger replantation. It reflects the current clinical situation of finger replantation and reconstruction in China, presents the uppermost status of the authors in the country and the world. It will provide readers with new theories and methodologies in clinical practice.Unique ideation and operative skill are completely illustrated or exhibited on toe transplantation for the reconstruction of thumb and fingers. Specific operative design and method for toe transplantation aimed to a given case of thumb/finger defeat fully satisfy the demands of both appearance and function for patients.Emergency hand reconstruction, forearm stump amputated finger ectopic replantation, initiated by Dr. Cheng, was designed to rebuild partial function of hands. It is actually a creative operation, a new method of plastic surgery, which saves the abandoned fingers for ectopic replantation on forearm stump on the basis of amputated finger replantation and emergency reconstruction of thumb/fingers. In the context of this book, the authors illustrated the operative indications, methods and cautions, as well as applied anatomy of finger replantation and reconstruction, confirmed by many real cases in their clinical practice. Surgeons in the fields of Orthopedics, "Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery" will benefit from the contents of this book.

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General Information  
Author(s)Cheng
PublisherPMPH and BC DECKER
ISBN9787117092524
Pages821
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2007