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Kutler repair for the amputated fingertip.

By M. Gaber


Fingertip amputation is a common injury. Although the damage may not be extensive, the disability produced can be considerable. Different surgical procedures are available for reconstruction, but none is absolutely satisfactory. Twenty-four cases of fingertip amputation have been treated by primary skin closure using the Kutler bilateral V-Y advancement technique. The procedure was found to be simple and satisfactory, both functionally and cosmetically

Topics: Research Article
Publisher: Royal College of Surgeons of England
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2492195
Provided by: PubMed Central
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