Peripheral Nerve Allotransplantation

Mar 3, 2019 by in Reconstructive surgery Comments Off on Peripheral Nerve Allotransplantation

Introduction Peripheral nerve injuries are common and can be functionally devastating. Improved understanding of nerve topography, injury, and regeneration has led to advances in peripheral nerve surgery and increased treatment…

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Hand and Upper Extremity Transplantation

Mar 3, 2019 by in Reconstructive surgery Comments Off on Hand and Upper Extremity Transplantation

Introduction Hand and upper extremity transplantation is the most common form of vascularized composite allotransplantation (VCA) or reconstructive transplantation and has evolved from a procedure only performed at the distal…

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Face Transplantation

Mar 3, 2019 by in Reconstructive surgery Comments Off on Face Transplantation

Introduction The notion of drastically improving the treatment of catastrophic facial injuries, regardless of the cause, has motivated surgeons to pursue the development of facial transplantation in addition to other…

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Free-style Flaps

Mar 3, 2019 by in Reconstructive surgery Comments Off on Free-style Flaps

Introduction Reconstructive surgery has, as its premise, the principle of restoring form and function utilizing surrounding or distant tissues while minimizing morbidity at the donor site. While muscle flaps remain…

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