replantation

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Summary: Restoration of an organ or other structure to its original site.

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  1. Kachramanoglou C, Li D, Andrews P, East C, Carlstedt T, Raisman G, et al. Novel strategies in brachial plexus repair after traumatic avulsion. Br J Neurosurg. 2011;25:16-27 pubmed publisher
    ..We explore reconstructive techniques currently explored for the repair of brachial plexus avulsion and focus on the use of olfactory ensheathing cell transplantation as an adjunct treatment in brachial plexus repair. ..
  2. Sabapathy S, Venkatramani H, Bharathi R, Bhardwaj P. Replantation surgery. J Hand Surg Am. 2011;36:1104-10 pubmed publisher
    The current concepts of replantation surgery, a procedure that has been practiced for half a century, can be discussed in terms of patients' demands and expectations, present indications for the procedure, available evidence that ..
  3. Beris A, Lykissas M, Korompilias A, Mitsionis G, Vekris M, Kostas Agnantis I. Digit and hand replantation. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2010;130:1141-7 pubmed publisher
    For the past 45 years, the advent of microsurgery has led to replantation of almost every amputated part such as distal phalanx, finger tip, etc...
  4. Lindfors N, Raatikainen T. Incidence, epidemiology, and operative outcome of replantation or revascularisation of injury to the upper extremity. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg. 2010;44:44-9 pubmed publisher
    We retrospectively studied the epidemiology of adult patients admitted for possible replantation or revascularisation of an injured upper extremity during the period June 2003 to May 2008...
  5. Agarwal J, Trovato M, Agarwal S, Hopkins P, Brooks D, Buncke G. Selected outcomes of thumb replantation after isolated thumb amputation injury. J Hand Surg Am. 2010;35:1485-90 pubmed publisher
    ..thumb survival, pinch strength, grip strength, and need for secondary surgery in patients undergoing thumb replantation after isolated thumb amputation injury...
  6. Buntic R, Brooks D. Standardized protocol for artery-only fingertip replantation. J Hand Surg Am. 2010;35:1491-6 pubmed publisher
    Artery-only fingertip replantation can be reliable if low-resistance flow through the replant is maintained until venous outflow is restored naturally...
  7. Kamburoglu H, Aksu A, Sonmez E, Isçi E, Safak T, Kecik A. Which instrument should we use to assess hand function after digital replantation?. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2011;36:392-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We compared four instruments frequently used for the evaluation of hand function after digital replantation. The functional results of 17 patients at least one year after replantation of a total digital amputation ..
  8. Hsu C, Lin Y, Moran S, Lin C, Wei F, Lin C. Arterial and venous revascularization with bifurcation of a single central artery: a reliable strategy for Tamai Zone I replantation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010;126:2043-51 pubmed publisher
    b>Replantation of the distal phalanx and pulp can be performed to improve finger function and finger aesthetics; however, establishing adequate venous drainage is a challenge. Slattery et al...
  9. Shi D, Qi J, Li D, Zhu L, Jin W, Cai D. Fingertip replantation at or beyond the nail base in children. Microsurgery. 2010;30:380-5 pubmed publisher
    ..success of digital replantations in children has been reported by many authors, the very distal fingertip replantation remains technically demanding...

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  1. Syrko M, Jabłecki J. Quality of life-oriented evaluation of late functional results of hand replantation. Ortop Traumatol Rehabil. 2010;12:19-27 pubmed
    ..That is why a quality of life evaluation should be included in the assessment of replantation outcomes...
  2. Levine S, Frangos S, Hanna B, Colen K, Levine J. Aeromonas septicemia after medicinal leech use following replantation of severed digits. Am J Crit Care. 2010;19:469-71 pubmed publisher
    ..He had an injury to his hand that required replantation of his thumb. Following the surgery, leech therapy was started with ampicillin-sulbactam prophylaxis...
  3. Haas F, Hubmer M, Rappl T, Koch H, Parvizi I, Parvizi D. Long-term subjective and functional evaluation after thumb replantation with special attention to the Quick DASH questionnaire and a specially designed trauma score called modified Mayo score. J Trauma. 2011;71:460-6 pubmed publisher
    Several authors have reported overall survival rates after thumb replantation; however, to date, only few studies have been concerned with functional outcome after thumb replantation, with assessment of range of motion, grip strength, and ..
  4. Sears E, Chung K. Replantation of finger avulsion injuries: a systematic review of survival and functional outcomes. J Hand Surg Am. 2011;36:686-94 pubmed publisher
    Recent studies presenting functional outcomes after replantation of finger avulsion injuries have challenged the historical practice of performing revision amputation for all complete finger avulsion injuries...
  5. Cavadas P, Landin L, Ibanez J, Roger I, Nthumba P. Infrapopliteal lower extremity replantation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009;124:532-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Replantation surgery in lower extremity amputations continues to be controversial. Overall results have been considered poor and the procedure is usually discouraged...
  6. Carlstedt T, Anand P, Hallin R, Misra P, Noren G, Seferlis T. Spinal nerve root repair and reimplantation of avulsed ventral roots into the spinal cord after brachial plexus injury. J Neurosurg. 2000;93:237-47 pubmed
    ..Reimplantation of avulsed nerve roots may be combined with other procedures such as nerve transfers in severe cases of brachial plexus injury. ..
  7. Fuller A, Bolt J, Carney B. Successful microsurgical penile replantation after a workplace injury. Urol Int. 2007;78:10-2 pubmed
    Microsurgical techniques offer the opportunity for successful replantation of the amputated penis. We report the case of a patient who sustained a traumatic penile amputation as a result of a workplace accident...
  8. Povlsen B, Nylander G, Nylander E. Cold-induced vasospasm after digital replantation does not improve with time. A 12-year prospective study. J Hand Surg Br. 1995;20:237-9 pubmed
    ..In a previous paper we evaluated the incidence and severity of cold intolerance 2 years after digital replantation. The incidence of cold-induced vasospasm then was high as well as the discomfort experienced by the patients...
  9. Schlegel N, Asan E, Hofmann G, Lang E. Reactive changes in dorsal roots and dorsal root ganglia after C7 dorsal rhizotomy and ventral root avulsion/replantation in rabbits. J Anat. 2007;210:336-51 pubmed
    ..remnants and lesioned DRGs 6 months after C7 dorsal rhizotomy, ventral root avulsion and immediate ventral root replantation in adult rabbits...
  10. Isogai N, Cooley B, Kamiishi H. Clinical outcome of digital replantation using the fibrin glue-assisted microvascular anastomosis technique. J Hand Surg Br. 1996;21:573-5 pubmed
    ..The average operative time per replanted digit was 3.2 hours, considerably less than documented with standard replantation technique (4.5 hours per digit)...
  11. Rogachefsky R, Ouellette E, Mendietta C, Galpin P. Free temporoparietal fascial flap for coverage of a large palmar forearm wound after hand replantation. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2001;17:421-3 pubmed
    ..The flap is advantageous for coverage of wounds that require a large amount of thin, pliable tissue, and it leaves a concealed donor-site scar. ..
  12. Wang H. Secondary surgery after digit replantation: its incidence and sequence. Microsurgery. 2002;22:57-61 pubmed
    This article discusses the incidence and sequence of secondary procedures following digital replantation. In published series addressing this topic, the overall frequency of postreplantation surgery ranged from 2.9-93.2%...
  13. Wilhelmi B, Lee W, Pagenstert G, Pagensteert G, May J. Replantation in the mutilated hand. Hand Clin. 2003;19:89-120 pubmed
    With the evolution of surgical techniques and scientific technology, replantation has become more refined, establishing specific indications for replantation, rituals for preparation, efficient techniques to ultimately minimize ischemia ..
  14. Schenker M, Burstedt M, Wiberg M, Johansson R. Precision grip function after hand replantation and digital nerve injury. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2006;59:706-16 pubmed
    ..We investigated precision grip function during lifting tasks in seven patients after hand replantation, in five after single digital nerve injury and in four volunteers subjected to digital anaesthesia...
  15. Hattori Y, Doi K, Ikeda K, Estrella E. A retrospective study of functional outcomes after successful replantation versus amputation closure for single fingertip amputations. J Hand Surg Am. 2006;31:811-8 pubmed
    To compare the functional outcome of successful microsurgical replantation versus amputation closure for single fingertip amputations...
  16. Hsu C, Hsu C, Wang J, Lin P. Two-stage revision of infected total knee arthroplasty using an antibiotic-impregnated static cement-spacer. Chang Gung Med J. 2008;31:583-91 pubmed
    ..However, weakness of the extensor mechanism of the knee associated with a V-Y quadricepsplasty, which was required in a high percentage of patients during revision surgery in our ..
  17. Volkmer B, Maier S. Successful penile replantation following autoamputation: twice!. Int J Impot Res. 2002;14:197-8 pubmed
    ..The penis was replanted microsurgically in both cases. At 1-y follow-up examinations he reported on restored erectile function. Under optimized therapy of his psychiatric disease, the patient appreciated the restored body image. ..
  18. Lang E, Asan E, Plesnila N, Hofmann G, Sendtner M. Motoneuron survival after C7 nerve root avulsion and replantation in the adult rabbit: effects of local ciliary neurotrophic factor and brain-derived neurotrophic factor application. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005;115:2042-50 pubmed
    ..In group 9, the avulsed rootlets were replanted into the ventrolateral spinal cord and the effect of replantation on motoneuron survival was assessed at 3 weeks postoperatively...
  19. Soucacos P. Indications and selection for digital amputation and replantation. J Hand Surg Br. 2001;26:572-81 pubmed
    Even though replantation surgery has now become a routine procedure, it remains delicate and demanding surgery, requiring adequate training and expertise in microsurgical techniques...
  20. Arakaki A, Tsai T. Thumb replantation: survival factors and re-exploration in 122 cases. J Hand Surg Br. 1993;18:152-6 pubmed
    We analyzed 122 cases of replantation following complete amputation of the thumb and correlated various factors with rates of survival. The overall survival rate of thumb replantation was 71%...
  21. Yu J, Shieh S, Lee J, Hsu H, Chiu H. Secondary procedures following digital replantation and revascularisation. Br J Plast Surg. 2003;56:125-8 pubmed
    In this retrospective study, 79 digits of 55 patients received 102 secondary procedures following replantation. We divided the procedures into two groups, occurring before or after 2 months following replantation...
  22. Darewicz B, Galek L, Darewicz J, Kudelski J, Malczyk E. Successful microsurgical replantation of an amputated penis. Int Urol Nephrol. 2001;33:385-6 pubmed
    ..Microsurgical replantation of the penis was performed in the case with a complete return of sensation, sexual function and physiologic ..
  23. Vaksvik T, Hetland K, Røkkum M, Holm I. Cold hypersensitivity 6 to 10 years after replantation or revascularisation of fingers: consequences for work and leisure activities. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2009;34:12-7 pubmed publisher
    We investigated cold hypersensitivity and activity in 81 adults (male/female 76/5), 6 to 10 years after finger replantation/revascularisation (mean age at injury 43 (SD 15) years)...
  24. Tark K, Kim Y, Lee Y, Lew J. Replantation and revascularization of hands: clinical analysis and functional results of 261 cases. J Hand Surg Am. 1989;14:17-27 pubmed
    ..All patients experienced intolerance to cold, but this was more troublesome in patients with digital replantation in whom only a single artery was repaired...
  25. De Lagausie P, Jehanno P. Six years follow-up of a penis replantation in a child. J Pediatr Surg. 2008;43:E11-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Partial lesions are more common, particularly during circumcision. As in adult cases, replantation of the penis in a child needs a clean section by scissors or a knife, a correct conservation of the penis (in ..
  26. Mittal Y, Fehring T, Hanssen A, Marculescu C, Odum S, Osmon D. Two-stage reimplantation for periprosthetic knee infection involving resistant organisms. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007;89:1227-31 pubmed
    ..We believe that two-stage reimplantation remains a viable treatment option for patients who have an infection with a resistant organism at the site of a total knee replacement. Therapeutic Level IV. ..
  27. Matsuzaki H, Yoshizu T, Maki Y, Tsubokawa N. Functional and cosmetic results of fingertip replantation: anastomosing only the digital artery. Ann Plast Surg. 2004;53:353-9 pubmed
    ..We investigated the functional and cosmetic results of fingertip replantation at the terminal branch of the digital artery...
  28. Raja Sabapathy S. Management of complex tissue injuries and replantation across the world. Injury. 2006;37:1057-60 pubmed
    Management of complex tissue injuries and provision of replantation services calls for the availability of a dedicated team with high skill levels and good infrastructure...
  29. Hsieh C, Jeng S, Chen C, Yin J, Yang J, Tsai H, et al. Teleconsultation with the mobile camera-phone in remote evaluation of replantation potential. J Trauma. 2005;58:1208-12 pubmed
    ..with the mobile camera-phone to transfer clinical images and communicate on line for evaluation of replantation potential in completely amputated fingers...
  30. Sabapathy S, Venkatramani H, Bharathi R, D Silva J. Technical considerations in replantation of total scalp avulsions. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2006;59:2-10 pubmed
    Total scalp avulsions are devastating injuries and replantation is the best form of reconstruction. We present our experience of replantation of six totally avulsed scalps done between 1996 and 2004...
  31. Unglaub F, Demir E, Von Reim R, Van Schoonhoven J, Hahn P. Long-term functional and subjective results of thumb replantation. Microsurgery. 2006;26:552-6 pubmed
    The aim of this follow-up study was to evaluate the functional and subjective results after thumb replantation. Twenty-four patients with replantation of the thumb, performed during the period 1992-1997, were reexamined after 6...
  32. Schonauer F, Blair J, Moloney D, Teo T, Pickford M. Three cases of successful microvascular ear replantation after bite avulsion injury. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg. 2004;38:177-82 pubmed
    ..These outcomes support attempted microsurgical replantation for total or sub-total amputations of the ear, as successful replantation is the most effective surgical option. ..
  33. Kayikcioglu A, Agaoglu G, Nasir S, Kecik A. Crossover replantation and fillet flap coverage of the stump after ectopic implantation: a case of bilateral leg amputation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2000;106:868-73 pubmed
    A successful case of crossover replantation of the left foot to the stump of the right leg and temporary ectopic implantation of the right amputated foot on the forearm is described...
  34. Chung K, Kowalski C, Walters M. Finger replantation in the United States: rates and resource use from the 1996 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. J Hand Surg Am. 2000;25:1038-42 pubmed
    Although finger replantation has been performed by hand surgeons in the United States for over 30 years the epidemiology of this procedure has not been studied...
  35. Sabo D, Bernd L, Buchner M, Treiber M, Wannenmacher M, Ewerbeck V, et al. [Intraoperative extracorporeal irradiation and replantation in local treatment of primary malignant bone tumors]. Orthopade. 2003;32:1003-12 pubmed
    ..recurrence, and 1 MFH) local therapy was performed as intraoperative extracorporeal irradiation and replantation (IEIR) of the involved bone segment (5 tibia, 2 femur, and 6 pelvis)...
  36. Muneuchi G, Kurokawa M, Igawa K, Hamamoto Y, Igawa H. Nonmicrosurgical replantation using a subcutaneous pocket for salvage of the amputated fingertip. J Hand Surg Am. 2005;30:562-5 pubmed
    The pocket principle suggested by Brent in 1979 is an alternative method for use when microsurgical replantation is not feasible...
  37. Akyurek M, Safak T, Kecik A. Ring avulsion replantation by extended debridement of the avulsed digital artery and interposition with long venous grafts. Ann Plast Surg. 2002;48:574-81 pubmed
    Ring avulsion replantation is a technically challenging procedure with a very low success rate...
  38. Battiston B, Tos P, Clemente A, Pontini I. Actualities in big segments replantation surgery. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2007;60:849-55 pubmed
    b>Replantation of an amputation is no longer a difficult technical problem...
  39. Molski M. Replantation of fingers and hands after avulsion and crush injuries. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2007;60:748-54 pubmed
    ..Change in the standard sequence of the replantation procedure (i.e...
  40. Han S, Chung H, Kim W. The timing of neovascularization in fingertip replantation by external bleeding. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2002;110:1042-6 pubmed
    To overcome venous congestion in fingertip replantation with no venous anastomosis, the authors have used a salvage procedure that consists of continuous external bleeding through a stab incision on the paraungual area and dripping a ..
  41. Dec W. A meta-analysis of success rates for digit replantation. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2006;10:124-9 pubmed
    ..Not all amputees will benefit from or are candidates for replantation. The decision to proceed is therefore made by the surgeon who must consider the mechanism and extent of injury, ..
  42. Lima G, Rais Bahrami S, Link R, Kavoussi L. Laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation: a simplified dome advancement technique. Urology. 2005;66:1307-9 pubmed
    ..This demonstrates a novel laparoscopic bladder dome advancement approach for ureteral reimplantation. This technique obviates the need for bladder pedicle dissection and simplifies the required suturing. ..
  43. Lee C, Han S, Dhong E, Kim H, Kim W. The fate of microanastomosed digital arteries after successful replantation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005;116:805-10 pubmed
    ..this study was designed to investigate the fate of microanastomosed digital arteries after successful replantation. The authors performed a prospective study of 75 fingers of 62 cooperative patients who had undergone ..
  44. Roricht S, Machetanz J, Irlbacher K, Niehaus L, Biemer E, Meyer B. Reorganization of human motor cortex after hand replantation. Ann Neurol. 2001;50:240-9 pubmed
    ..hand (MCreplant) were studied one to 14 years after complete traumatic amputation and consecutive successful replantation of the hand...
  45. Akyurek M, Safak T, Kecik A. Fingertip replantation at or distal to the nail base: use of the technique of artery-only anastomosis. Ann Plast Surg. 2001;46:605-12 pubmed
    The authors describe the functional and aesthetic results of microsurgical replantation of 21 fingertip amputations at or distal to the nail base-namely, zone I amputations...
  46. Schoeller T, Wechselberger G, Hussl H, Huemer G. Functional transposition of the latissimus dorsi muscle for biceps reconstruction after upper arm replantation. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2007;60:755-9 pubmed
    ..underwent functional latissimus dorsi transfer for restoration of elbow flexion after successful upper arm replantation at our institution. The transfer was unipolar in four patients and bipolar in one...
  47. Babaei A, Safarinejad M. Penile replantation, science or myth? A systematic review. Urol J. 2007;4:62-5 pubmed
    Penile amputation is a rare urologic condition for which immediate surgical replantation is warranted. The surgical technique used for repair has been modified and refined...
  48. Morrison W, McCombe D. Digital replantation. Hand Clin. 2007;23:1-12 pubmed
  49. Paavilainen P, Nietosvaara Y, Tikkinen K, Salmi T, Paakkala T, Vilkki S. Long-term results of transmetacarpal replantation. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2007;60:704-9 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate subjective, functional and occupational outcome after transmetacarpal amputations...
  50. Hattori Y, Doi K, Ejiri S, Baliarsing A. Replantation of very thumb distal amputations with pre-osteosynthesis interpositional vein graft. J Hand Surg Br. 2001;26:105-7 pubmed
    b>Replantation of distal thumb amputations is difficult because of the anatomic orientation of the thumb and the location and size of vessels...
  51. Heitmann C, Levin L. Alternatives to thumb replantation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2002;110:1492-503; quiz 1504-5 pubmed
    ..The traumatic amputation of the thumb is an absolute indication for attempted replantation. The profound disability of the hand resulting from absence of the thumb, with loss of pinch and grasp, obliges ..
  52. Venkatramani H, Sabapathy S. A simple technique for securing the amputated part during preparation in fingertip replantation. Br J Plast Surg. 2004;57:592-3 pubmed
  53. Nisanci M, Er E, Yildiz C, Turegun M, Atealp S, Sengezer M. Replantation of a crush amputation of distal tibia followed by lengthening with Ilizarov circular external fixator: two-year follow-up. Microsurgery. 2002;22:295-9 pubmed
    ..Despite 12-h warm ischemia, replantation was attempted after radical debridement, bone shortening, and proximal fasciotomies...