Revascularisation following near total amputation of right middle finger after 15 hours of warm ischaemia time: A case report

Revascularisation of ampuled finger

Authors

  • Avijit Sarker Department of Burn & Plastic Surgery, National instutute of Traumatology & Orthopedic Rehabilitation (NITOR), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Monsur Rahman Choudhury Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn & Plastic Surgery (SHNIBPS), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bmrcb.v47i3.59248

Keywords:

Revascularisation, warm ischaemia time, interposition vein graft, Quality-of-life

Abstract

Background: Amputation of fingers is not a life-threatening event but can lead to a decrease in quality-of-life. Revascularisation is the treatment of choice for near total amputated fingers, can be a treatment of choice toward improved functional and aesthetic advantages.
Objective: To assess the revascularisation status following near total amputation of a finger.
The Case: A case of near total amputation of right middle finger through middle phalanx and its salvage by revascularisation of ulnar side digital artery by interposition vein graft after 15 hours of warm ischaemia time.
Conclusion: Revascularisation of finger is possible even in greater ischaemic time which is the result of improved skill and modern microsurgical instruments.

Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull 2021; 47(3): 331-333

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Published

2022-07-28

How to Cite

Sarker, A. ., & Choudhury, M. R. (2022). Revascularisation following near total amputation of right middle finger after 15 hours of warm ischaemia time: A case report: Revascularisation of ampuled finger. Bangladesh Medical Research Council Bulletin, 47(3), 331–333. https://doi.org/10.3329/bmrcb.v47i3.59248

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Case Report