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Options for thumb revascularization: our experience and ...

Crush injuries at the base of the thumb involving loss of digital artery segments can present a challenge to the reconstructive surgeon. Primary repair of the digital artery may be difficult and may be achieved by shortening the proximal phalangeal bone if there are associated fractures.

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Late results after microvascular reconstruction of severe ...

View This Abstract Online; Late results after microvascular reconstruction of severe crush and avulsion injuries of the upper extremity. J Reconstr Microsurg.

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Replantation and Revascularization of Upper Limb Injuries ...

275 course was uneventful, 5000 IU of heparin was given for five days, he was discharged at the 7th day on aspirin 85 mg t.d.s. six months later tenolysis was

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Advanced Wound Care Flashcards | Quizlet

crush injuries diabetic wounds. Lymphoedema. ... Movement between the graft and the recipient bed causes damage to the capillaries growing into the graft and prevents revascularisation. ... Advanced Wound Care - Weeks 1-4 88 Terms. kels_thompson1. Wounds and Dressings 2 57 Terms. cbusing416.

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Advanced Wound Care Flashcards | Quizlet

crush injuries diabetic wounds. Lymphoedema. ... Movement between the graft and the recipient bed causes damage to the capillaries growing into the graft and prevents revascularisation. ... Advanced Wound Care - Weeks 1-4 88 Terms. kels_thompson1. Wounds and Dressings 2 57 Terms. cbusing416.

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Severe crush injuries to the upper limb may require a formal amputation with devastating consequences to the patient. We report a patient with a near total amputation at the level of mid-forearm who underwent revascularization and salvage of his hand. The operative details of this case are described.

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Crush Injuries of the Hand Part I: History, Mechanism and ...

This chapter, the first of two; deals with the basics of crush injuries of the hand as opposed to crush syndrome. The definition is explained and the differences are outlined. A journey through the historical review of the causative mechanisms gives the reader an insight into the machines inflicting a spectrum of injuries and their sequelae. We see how the tools either remain the same or ...

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CASE REPORT Open Access Acute severe non-traumatic .

pathophysiology of traumatic crush injuries and rhabdomyolysis. The case highlights the vigorous pre-emptive treatment of acidosis and hyperkalaemia required during surgical revascularisation to potentially avert adverse surgical outcomes in acute aortic obstruction. Background Acute aortic occlusion is a rarely encountered but fre-

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E-Doc Interactive - AT FIRST HAND: Crush injuries of the ...

Severe crush injuries are a complex problem that surgeons and therapists sometimes treat. When compared to penetrating injuries, crush injuries result in a broader area of injury, with a whole spectrum of tissues, skin, subcutaneous tissue, tendons, nerves blood vessels, joints and bone being involved.

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(PDF) Crush Injury in Two Earthquake Disasters within a 3 ...

European Journal of Trauma Original Article Crush Injury in Two Earthquake Disasters within a 3-Month Period Necmi Kurt, Hasan Fehmi Küçük, Recep Demirhan, Gülüm Altaca1 Abstract Introduction Background: This study describes our one-center expe- On August 17 and November 12, 1999, two earthquakes rience in crush injury and compartment syndrome sus- hit the Marmara region, which is .

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Microsurgery - Ganga Hospital

Microsurgery plays a great role in the salvage of major crush injuries of the limbs. When the legs or hands are crushed, the technique of covering the skin defect may prove to be the most challenging task in management. When the fracture site is open, unless the wound is covered early, infection will set in and the limb may even go for amputation.

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Total deglovement of the fourth digit due to ring avulsion ...

A 59-year-old man presented to the emergency department after injuring the fourth digit of his right hand in an attempt to pick up a key on the other side of a steel rod fence. While leaning over the fence, he lost his balance, leading to a fall while his wedding ring got stuck on one of the rods of the fence. The ring subsequently degloved the skin and subcutis from the finger.

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Arterial injuries at the elbow carry a high risk of muscle ...

Arterial injuries at the elbow carry a high risk of muscle necrosis and warrant urgent revascularisation. ... There were eleven complete transections, one partial transection and one crush injury. Eight injuries were caused by glass, three by knives, one by machete and one by a dog bite. Table 1.

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Arterial injuries at the elbow carry a high risk of muscle ...

INTRODUCTION Revascularisation following axial arterial system injury is effective in upper limb salvage but necrosis of mus-cle, the tissue most sensitive to ischaemia, may still occur. ... transections, one partial transection and one crush injury. Eight injuries were caused by glass, three by knives, one by machete and one by a dog bite.

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Replantation and revascularisation surgery in children ...

Replantation and Revascularisation Surgery in Children Bernard McC O'Brien, John D. Franklin, Wayne A. Morrison, Alan Iv[. MacLeod REPLANTATION AND REVASCULARISATION SURGERY IN CHILDREN BERNARD McC O'BRIEN, JOHN D. FRANKLIN, WAYNE A. MORRISON, ALLAN M. MACLEOD, Melbourne, Australia SUMMARY Salvage of any amputated, or devascularised, digit or extremity in a child should .

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Soft tissue injuries and burns | Clinical Gate

Major soft tissue injuries. Major injuries of soft tissues alone requiring hospital treatment are uncommon and can be classified as in Box 17.1.A primary survey determines the order injuries are managed, with life-threatening injuries treated first.For other injuries, the urgency depends on the potential for deterioration (e.g. blood loss, ischaemia or loss of an eye), the risk of infection ...

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The Christchurch Earthquake: Crush Injury, Neuropathic ...

Many injuries were minor, but 142 people required admission to Christchurch Hospital in the first twenty-four hours . Two cases both involving young women are presented; they sustained crush injuries to limbs after being trapped by falling debris and went on to develop severe neuropathic pain.

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Replantation of a circumferentially degloved thumb in an ...

Replantation of a circumferentially degloved thumb in an occupational crush injury – A case report and review of the literature ... complete finger and thumb avulsion injuries in comparison to 78% survival rate for incomplete avulsions undergoing revascularisation. When seperated from one another the weighted mean survival for replanted ...

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Dealing With Crushing Injuries - First Aid Training ...

Mar 01, 2019 · Dealing with Crushing Injuries What is a Crushing Injury? Crush injuries occur when a part of the body, such as a hand, arm, leg, foot or trunk is squashed. Often there is little visible damage on the outside. But this belies the fact that the damage that has occurred on the inside. This can make dealing with crushing injuries can be problematical.

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Is hyperbaric oxygen therapy indispensable for saving ...

Mar 01, 2017 · title = "Is hyperbaric oxygen therapy indispensable for saving mutilated hand injuries?", abstract = "Mutilated hand injuries are a profound challenge to the plastic surgeon, and such injuries often lead to limb loss and severe functional impairment.

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