Scientific publications

Transfer of the second toe to the hand in a patient with Monckeberg's sclerosis

Jun 1, 1997 | Magazine: Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery

Amillo Garayoa S., Leyes Vence M., Arriola Guenaga F.J.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

We present a case of second toe to hand transfer in a 64 year old patient with Monckeberg's sclerosis, who had had first four fingers of his right hand amputated.

The result was satisfactory, even though this type of arteriosclerosis is usually considered a relative contraindication to transfer.

CIATION  Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg. 1997 Jun;31(2):181-3