Surgery: Current Research

Surgery: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-1076

447480721009

Abstract

Cardiac Surgery: Current Status of Aortic Valve Replacement

Tarek Malas, Cesario Bianchi and Marc Ruel

Multi-segmental amputation caused by machine is rare, multi-amputation injures is complex and difficult in operation and replantation. An 18-year-old boy presented with completely amputation of the right forearm, wrist and thumb. On admission, he had clear consciousness. The operation started 3 h after the accident and was carried out simultaneously by two replantation teams and three procedures under brachial plexus anesthesia (the right forearm team; wrist and hand team). The replanted limb, hand and thumb were survived well. Our case was unusual in replantation of severed limb. Our case stated a replantation of upper extremity with associated a very rarely seen multi-level type amputation.

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