Wrap-around procedure for thumb reconstruction.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The wrap-around procedure provides length, stability, and adequate sensibility for a functional pinch and grasp and also preserves the great toe. The procedure esthetically simulates the normal thumb and is relatively reliable when performed by a surgeon who is experienced in microsurgery. Although the technique requires thorough planning and lengthy and meticulous surgery, the successful outcome is rewarding.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Urbaniak, JR

Published Date

  • May 1, 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 1 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 259 - 269

PubMed ID

  • 3831037

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-0712


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States