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J Ardabil Univ Med Sci 2014, 14(3): 301-305 Back to browse issues page
Complete Amputation of wrist and Replantation
Yousef Shafaiee, Vahid Sadeghifard, Bita Shahbazzadegan
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  Introduction: Complete Amputation of wrist is physical and psychological trauma that can affect person's life. During recent years, various amputated organs were replanted back into their own body leading to improvement in quality of life, function and body image.

  Case Report : The case was a34 years old man with complete amputation at left hand at wrist level, while working with chainsaw. Patient was admitted to the emergency unit at Fatemi hospital of Ardabil city, and underwent tosurgery for replantation.

  Conclusion: Complete amputation of wrist and its successful replantation are among rarely occured and reportable cases . The5 -month follow-up indicated a successful operation . During this period, no abnormalities were found in the blood circulation . The finger grasping and nerve development were acceptable and no symptom of infection was observed

Keywords: Amputation, Wrist, Replantation, Surgical Anastomosis
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/05/15 | Accepted: 2014/06/26 | Published: 2014/09/29
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Shafaiee Y, Sadeghifard V, Shahbazzadegan B. Complete Amputation of wrist and Replantation . J Ardabil Univ Med Sci. 2014; 14 (3) :301-305
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