Breadwinner’s amputated fingers were transplanted in Shiraz, Iran
Amputated fingers of the woman who is breadwinner have been transplanted in Shiraz, Iran by Dr. Radmehr.
According to IRNN news from Shiraz, an orthopedist and Microscopic and peripheral nerve surgeon transplanted the amputated finger of the injured woman in Shiraz.
"The transplant operation took 4 hours and we hope it is successful." Dr. Radmehr Said.
Finger injuries are among the most common hand injuries, makes challenges for hand surgeons. Prior to this, hand and foot transplantation have been performed in Shiraz, which was 90% successful. This surgery is one of the modern and sensitive orthopedic surgeries worldwide as microscopic and peripheral nerves are involved in the operation.
As mentioned, hand transplantation is complex and rare surgery, it needs time more than other common surgeries. It is performed in six stages of wash, nerve and skin transplantation and then the muscles are restored.
The golden time for finger grafting is about two hours for the arm and leg and the cut member must be kept on a combination of water and ice and taken to the hospital.
The hand surgeon specialist added: "If the amputated member is frozen in the freezer, it cannot be transplanted."
This woman's finger was cut by a sator at an eating vegetable workshop in Shiraz Industrial City.
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Published by: Exon Medical Department
2019 November 2