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Osteoplastic thumb ray restoration with or without secondary toe transfer for reconstruction of opposable basic hand function.

Authors
  • Lin, Chih-Hung1
  • Mardini, Samir
  • Lin, Yu-Te
  • Lin, Cheng-Hung
  • Chen, Chien-Tzung
  • Wei, Fu-Chan
  • 1 Division of Trauma, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan. [email protected] , (Taiwan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2008
Volume
121
Issue
4
Pages
1288–1297
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/01.prs.0000302457.59356.fc
PMID: 18349648
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Osteoplastic thumb ray reconstruction followed by osteotomies or sensate flap transfers can yield satisfactory results for some patients. Optimal functional outcomes are achieved when osteoplastic thumb ray reconstruction is followed by toe transfer.

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