Finger reattachment





Definition

Finger reattachment (or replacement) is defined as reattachment of the part that has been completely amputated.


Purpose

Replantation refers to reattachment of a completely severed part, meaning there is no physical connection between the part that has been cut off and the person. Reattachment can be surgically performed for the finger and such other detached body parts, as the hand or arm.


Demographics

Good candidates for this procedure include persons with thumb or multiple digit amputation . Injury to multiple digits is an important patient selection criterion, since in some cases the least damaged digits may be shifted to the least injured or most useful stump. Patient exclusion is neither clear-cut nor absolute. Generally, severe crushing or avulsing (tearing away) injuries to the fingers may make replantation difficult, but venous grafts may help replace injured blood vessels. Additionally, older persons may have arteriosclerosis that frequently impairs function in blood vessels, especially in small vessels. Special efforts may be made to replant fingers if the person's livelihood (such as professional musical performance) depends on absolute finger control.


Description

To increase efficiency, the replantation team splits into two sub-teams. One sub-team in the operating room cleans the amputated finger with sterile solutions, places it on ice, and identifies and tags (with special surgical clips) nerves and blood vessels. Dead or damaged tissue is surgically removed with a procedure called debridement . The emergency room (ER) sub-team will assess the patient during a physical exam with x rays of the injured area, blood analysis, and cardiac (heart) monitoring. The patient is given fluids intravenously (IV), a tetanus injection, and antibiotics . Usually, most finger reattachments are performed with a local anesthetic such as bupivacaine and a nerve block to numb the affected arm. Maintaining a warm body temperature can enhance blood flow to the affected limb.

The surgical procedure consists of several stages. The bone in the amputated finger must be shortened and fixed, which means that the bone end is trimmed. After this process, the bone is stabilized with special sutures called K-wires, and fixed pins are placed in the bone after drilling a space to insert them. This process connects the two amputated bone fragments. After bone stabilization and fixation, the extensor and flexor tendons are repaired. This step is vital, since arteries, veins, and nerves should never be surgically connected under tension. Next, the surgeon must repair (suture) cut-off tendons, arteries, veins, and nerves. Healthy arteries and veins are sutured together without tension. A vein graft is used for blood vessels that cannot be reattached.

Nerve repair for finger reattachment is not difficult. Since the reattached bone parts are shorter than the original length, nerves can be reattached without tension. A microscope is used for magnified visualization of finger nerves during reattachment. When the severed ends of the nerve cannot be reattached, a primary nerve graft is performed. Finally, it is vital superficial veins on the affected finger (dorsal veins) to cover with a skin flap to prevent death of the venous vessels. The skin over the surgical field is loosely sutured with a few sutures. Any damaged tissue that may die (necrotic tissue) is removed. No tension should be placed on the skin fields during closure of the wound. Wounds are covered with small strips of gauze impregnated with petrolatum. The upper extremity is immobilized, and compression hand dressing and plaster splints are arranged to prevent slipping and movement of the affected arm.


Diagnosis/Preparation

The diagnosis is easily made by visual inspection since the finger(s) must be completely detached from the hand. The reattachment procedure is complex and involves the expertise and skill of a highly trained surgeon. There are several important factors necessary to successful replantation, including special instrumentation and transportation of the amputated finger. Surgical loupes (binocular-type eyepieces used by surgeons to magnify small structures during surgery) are necessary for this procedure. Instruments should be at least 3.9 in (10 cm) long to allow for proper positioning in the surgeon's hands. Special clips are used to help suture blood vessels together. The best method of saving and transporting the amputated finger is to wrap it with moistened cloth (Ringer's lactate solution or saline solution) and place it on ice. Generally, the tissues will survive for about six hours without cooling. If the part is cooled, tissue survival time is approximately 12 hours. Fingers have the best outcome for transportation survival, since digits (fingers) do not have a large percentage of muscle tissue.


Aftercare

Postoperative care is vital for successful finger reattachment. The hand is wrapped in a bulky compression dressing and usually elevated. If arterial flow is impaired, then the hand should be lowered, since this maneuver will promote blood flow from the heart to the reattached finger. If venous outflow is slow, the hand must be elevated. Medications to increase blood flow (peripheral vasodilators) and an anticoagulant (heparin) are used. A tranquilizer may be given to reduce unnecessary blood vessel movement (vasospasm) that can occur due to anxiety. Careful examination of the reattached digit(s) is necessary. The surgeon frequently monitors color, the capacity of blood vessels, capillary refill, and warmth to monitor replant progress. The YSI telethermometer monitors the digital (finger) temperature with small surface probes. Skin temperature falling below 86°F (30°C) indicates poor blood perfusion

To save a detached finger for reattachment surgery, it should be wrapped in a moist paper towel and put on ice (A). First the surgeon will reattach the blood vessels and nerves of the finger (B). The bone may be repaired with wires (C), and tendons are repaired (D). Skin and muscle wounds are also closed during the procedure. (Illustration by GGS Inc.)
To save a detached finger for reattachment surgery, it should be wrapped in a moist paper towel and put on ice (A). First the surgeon will reattach the blood vessels and nerves of the finger (B). The bone may be repaired with wires (C), and tendons are repaired (D). Skin and muscle wounds are also closed during the procedure. (
Illustration by GGS Inc.
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(poor blood and oxygen delivery to the affected area) of the replant. The cause of poor blood circulation must be investigated and corrected, if possible. The patient's room should be warm, and bed rest for two to three days is recommended. Patients must refrain from smoking and take antibiotics for one week after surgery. Follow-up consultations are necessary for continued wound care and rehabilitation.

Risks

The experienced surgeon can estimate the likelihood complications based on the nature of the injury. Replantations that are risky, such as those with circulatory perfusion problems, have lower success rates. Generally, the most difficult replantations are those that involve children under 10, injuries caused by a ring catching in machinery, and crush-and-tear injuries. Management of the difficult replant typically includes intravenous heparin to prevent clotting of the blood, and providing a continuous nerve block in either the median or ulnar nerve (depending on which fingers are reattached). A nerve block will cause vasodilatation, or expansion of the blood vessel. Vasodilatation will increase blood flow, bringing with it fresh oxygenated blood. Further evaluation should include checking the patient's dressing for constriction (i.e., if the dressing was placed too snugly and is constricting local blood vessels).


Normal results

Normal results may not seem encouraging. It must be considered that this is a major trauma and a highly complicated and intricate surgical repair. Generally, a normal result usually includes good nerve recovery; approximately 50% of normal for active range of joint motion; cold intolerance (usually reversed in about two years); and acceptable cosmetic results.


Morbidity and mortality rates

There are about 10,000 cases of job-related amputations in the United States each year; 94% of these involve fingers. Few statistics are available for the out-come of replantations.


Alternatives

The only alternative to this procedure is to lose the finger(s) entirely and manage the remaining hand injury.

Resources

BOOKS

American Society for Surgery of the Hand. The Hand: Primary Care of Common Problems. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1990.

Green, David P. Operative Hand Surgery, Volume 1, 3rd Edition. New York: Churchill Livingstone, Inc., 1993.

Green, David P. Operative Hand Surgery, Volume 2, 3rd Edition. New York: Churchill Livingstone, Inc., 1993.

ORGANIZATIONS

American Association for Hand Surgery. 20 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 700, Chicago, Il 60602. (321) 236-3307; Fax: (312) 782-0553. E-mail: contact@handssurgery.org. http://www.handsurgery.org .

OTHER

"Superficial Fingertip Avulsion." National Center for Emergency Medicine Informatics. [cited June 2003] http://www.ncemi.org/cse/cse1002.htm .

"The V-Y Plasty in the Treatment of Fingertip Amputations." American Academy of Family Physicians. [cited June 2003] http://www.aafp.org/afp/20010801/455.html .


Laith Farid Gulli, MD, MS

Bilal Nasser, MD, MS

Robert Ramirez, BS

WHO PERFORMS THE PROCEDURE AND WHERE IS IT PERFORMED?


The procedure is usually performed in a hospital operating room by a microsurgeon, who may be a plastic surgeon with five years of general surgery training, plus two years of plastic surgery training and another one or two years of training in microneurovascular surgery; or an orthopedic surgeon with one year of general surgery training, five years of orthopedic surgery training, and additional years in micro-surgery training.

QUESTIONS TO ASK THE DOCTOR


  • Are there any special precautions I should take with my pain medication?
  • How should I care for the wound?
  • When will I regain feeling and function in the affected finger(s)?
  • Will I need physical therapy for the injury?
  • How much function can I expect to regain?


User Contributions:

nikhil
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Jan 10, 2008 @ 10:22 pm
my top portion of fore finger about one third of it got amputed doctors said that reattachement is not possible . now what are the ways to get complete finger by attaching artificial part to it ,so that it is permenent with maxmimum degree of freedom to that finger movements.
Bruce
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Apr 23, 2008 @ 12:00 am
I had four fingers on my right hand cut off about 20 years ago. The index middle and ring fingers were re-attached during a 23 hour surgery. The ring finger had to be amputated about a week later due to poor circulation. The middle finger has a plastic knuckle due to deterioration of the real knuckle. All in all I have excellent use of the hand however.
terence
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May 6, 2008 @ 10:22 pm
I had my middle finger on my left finger amputated 5 days ago I'm wondering what the criteria is for reattachment? It was removed by a table saw and there was heavy bone damage I'm wondering could it of been fixed
Ben
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Jun 29, 2008 @ 2:02 am
Using a miter saw I amputated all 4 fingers (across my middle knuckles) on my left hand, and somehow also amputated my left thumbnail... I felt nothing at the time, but looked up to see my 4 fingers and thumbnail around the saw with just a little skin around the thumbnail. I RARELY us saws to this day... That day will forever be burned into my memory July 21, 1995...right around 9:30 AM. If anybody is looking for a hand surgeon i would MOST DEFINATELY recommend Dr. David Zehr at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX. I'm now 27 years old and own my own design firm working as an architectural designer. I produce custom residential and commercial construction drawings & provide all my clients with their own personal web page and 3D views of their project as it progresses... my point being, I sit at a computer using my keyboard and mouse at least 85% of the day and the reattachment Dr. Zehr did has made the nature of my business and the life i live today normal. I don't even notice anymore that i have a had that's not normal. I had pretty bad post traumatic stress after the incident, but have solved that problem using medication. I owe him my life as it is today and if you are looking for a hand surgeon, look no further. I haven't talked to or seen him in about 14 years now and after i stumbled on this page i am definitely going to contact him and tell him how much i appreciate the life i feel like i would not have, had i not had a doctor with the knowledge to successfully reattach everything but a small portion of my "pinky"....even my thumbnail. Sorry if i rambled, but I truly feel like he changed my life and made good out of a bad situation.
Ben
Mrs Dr Azhar
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Mar 19, 2009 @ 6:18 pm
My 11 years old son lost upper one third part of his middle finger left hand playing hide and seek in cupboard stuck and cut in hingese.Immediately taken to the hospital as we r living in the hospital campus,but was refused by the orthopedic surgeon even before seeing the amputated part,he said that reconstruction is not possible for this finger.Please give your expert advise,at what stage and what type of surgery will be suitable for him,and also tell is nail grafting possible.I am afraid that it was his wrong decision.I waiting anxiously for your urgent rply.Thanks(Mother Talha bin Azhar)
Brad
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Jun 30, 2009 @ 8:08 am
I severed my index finger (cleaver across the flesh between middle and thumb) and took out the knuckle. I had a replant. Cosmetically it looks fine. But be sure you understand the time involved in the rehabilitation, the expected use you are to get from the final digit and the amount of discomfort you should expect for the remainder of your life.
Calvin
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Jul 23, 2009 @ 2:02 am
Please help me with advice on post operative care and what to expect. Four days ago, the thumb of my dominant hand was severed between the nail and the top joint. It was reattached at St. Mary's Hospital, San Francisco by Dr. Charles Lee in a two-hour operation. Several nerves and blood vessels were reattached but the tendons are left to be repaired later. The reattached tip is stabilized with two pins that stick out from the top with a 0.8cm length of crushed bone left in place for the body to heal. The blood supply and sensation of the fingertip when scratched appear to be normal. I did not have much pain and am not on pain medication. What should I watch out for in the next weeks and what can I expect going forward?
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Mar 26, 2010 @ 11:23 pm
hi sir i lost my ring finger 14 years back.the distal phalynx is lost and the middle phalanx movement is normal and csn my finger be reconstructed ,by any means plz do reply me
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Apr 15, 2010 @ 7:07 am
HEllo.
I was wondering about my grandson.(11 Months old.) He had to have two of his little fingers attached agan after an accident at home. since then the drs. says that he will have to have his little fingers buried inside the palm of his hand in order for his nails to grow back . is this a succeesful surgury. have this kind of surgury been done before? I would like to know more about this. thank so much. his mom and Dad are very concerned about this. the surgury is supposed to take place in REd Deer AB.how is this all done?
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May 25, 2010 @ 6:18 pm
need to know all the instruments used for reattachment of finger for my class project.
Suleiman
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Aug 1, 2010 @ 12:00 am
This article is really educative.I would like to ask some questions on where can i find a qualified surgeon?
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Nov 7, 2010 @ 3:15 pm
my brother cut his first finger on the left had , can a surgeon reattach a plastic finger in the future?
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May 3, 2011 @ 5:17 pm
I had my thumb cut off in a Navy accident about 5 days ago and have had two surgeries on it to get it reattached. What are the odds of me getting feeling and movement out of my thumb in the next few months
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May 15, 2011 @ 12:12 pm
can a finger be replaced with a cadaver finger if so where specalist in the field located does this procedure word i have seen hand replacement and it is fully functional thank you
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May 23, 2011 @ 9:09 am
MY FRIENDS TWO YEAR OLD NIECE HAD FOUR FINGERS ON ONE HAND SEVERED THIS WEEKEND AND A FIVE HOUR OPERATION WAS NOT SUCCESSFUL.IS THERE ONE OR MORE HOSPITALS THAT ARE KNOWN FOR APPLYING OR HELPING
A CHILD WITH ARTIFICIAL FINGERS OR TRANSPLANTING TISSUE ETC ETC
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Jul 30, 2011 @ 7:07 am
I work at a bank and about 3 weeks ago, the vault door shut on my fingers. It's not just any door either, it's 5 tons of steel and concrete, so obviously the damage was pretty extensive. It did not completely amputate my fingers but partially amputated 3 of them. The bones in my index and middle finger were completely crushed and the sin was badly torn so both of the were dangling off. The middle finger was handing on by a tendon and some nerves and the index finger was hanging on by some skin and the main artery. The skin was torn on my ring finger but the bones weren't broken and my pinky nail was ripped off. The doctors weren't sure if the could save my middle finger because my main artery was severed and it was very pale. Anyways, after8 hours of surgery, they managed to reattach everything and I should have nearly full function in about a year. It's truly amazing what they can do.
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Aug 31, 2011 @ 11:11 am
If all of the skin has been torn off and the nerves are also gone and the only thing left is the bones of the finger, does the finger have to be amputated?
siva
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Nov 13, 2011 @ 6:18 pm
our baby born without thump bone, it is posiible to develop it or we can put it an aritificial please answer me
Temmy
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Dec 20, 2011 @ 4:04 am
My two year old lost a finger. Is there room for reattachment in the future.
Zaxi
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Dec 31, 2011 @ 7:19 pm
My trigger finger was amputated when I was 4 yrs old. I am emotionally disturbed with this finger and want to replant it. Can u please give any advice or comments to make my dream come true. How much it cost and what should I do?
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Jan 9, 2012 @ 5:05 am
Em 22 yrs old and my right index finger tip got amptuted.now its stiched but the finger is short.is there any chances of reconstructing it to its original length.
m razzaq
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Jan 22, 2012 @ 9:09 am
my right hand three fingers are cut off from first joint can you replace it with plastic moveable one reply
tito
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Jan 29, 2012 @ 9:09 am
just had finger reattachment 2 days ago. will the pin ever go away
tito
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Jan 29, 2012 @ 10:10 am
just had finger reattachment 2 days ago. will the pain ever go away?
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Jan 30, 2012 @ 7:07 am
My 3 yrs son cutoff his index finger 6 days ago.it is striched by normal seargon with in 45 min what are the chances of reataichement of finger.pls reply urgently.
r s bhavsar
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Feb 28, 2012 @ 12:00 am
My 14 yrs son cutoff his index finger 6 days ago our plastick sergen tried to repalant but fail .can i replant his finger in future.
Allison
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Mar 9, 2012 @ 12:00 am
Ben: Dr. Zehr did my daughters surgery when she was in a UHaul accident in 2000. We are from AR, and were told by every surgeon consulted that her fingers would have to be amputated. Finally the hospital called Dr. Zehr who agreed to try to save her fingers if we got there quickly..We med flighted to Dallas, and Dr. Zehr created a miracle. HE is a HERO in our eyes. It saddens me to think what my daughters life would have been like if we wouldn't have found our way to Dr. Zehr.
You really should contact him and let him know how he impacted your life..we certainly have!
Robin Perkins
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Jul 21, 2012 @ 12:12 pm
I had two fingers cut off when i was very young. One when i was three, and the other i was four. They were re-attached. I never knew how until i read this lol :)
saisudha
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Aug 9, 2012 @ 5:05 am
Hi, I am saisudha. My 2 year old son had an accident at home on 6th Aug 2012, and unfortunatley his left hand ring finger upper one inch got cut off and seperated from the hand. we took him to the royal victoria hospital, newcastle, uk immedietely and doctors did some surgery to attach the part. They said that they have done their best and the chances of success rate is 50 - 50 . Could you please let me know the success chances.
saisudha
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Aug 9, 2012 @ 6:06 am
Hi, I am saisudha. My 2 year old son had an accident at home on 6th Aug 2012, and unfortunatley his left hand ring finger upper one inch got cut off and seperated from the hand. we took him to the royal victoria hospital, newcastle, uk immedietely and doctors did some surgery to attach the part. They said that they have done their best and the chances of success rate is 50 - 50 . Could you please let me know the success chances.
Pete
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Nov 11, 2012 @ 8:20 pm
I had my right index finger was crushed and basically amputated. The finger was still attached. The blood vessels, nerves and tendons were severed. I had surgery 2 years ago and my finger was successfully repaired. I have about 70% regained motion. I do have the intolerance of cold and one of the blood vessels was not abled to be saved. My question is my finger is still numb in places and I still have daily pain in the finger. Does the pain ever go away. I am very luckey and thankful that I still have my finger. I would still like to get more range of motion, less pain. A medical professional said I should seek a hand surgeon and get another opinion and surgery...I worry that this might do irrepairable damage.
dave
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Dec 11, 2012 @ 9:09 am
I had the tip of my thumb amputated a year ago and it was reattached. Since the cut went through the nail bed i was told the nail would not grow past that point. I has grown past and is still numb and painfull at times. There is a little redness under the nail at the tip. I would like to know if this is normal and will it ever get any better.
Manojsagar
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Dec 27, 2012 @ 11:11 am
Sir
For My project I need the following Clarification
Can we transplant Finger vein from one person to another person?
And also i need know the unique feature about the Veins.
chandresh oswal
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Dec 30, 2012 @ 12:12 pm
i have more information about surgery of amputaion injury. where is u are hospital?
I can't say
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Apr 22, 2013 @ 6:18 pm
I'm 13 years old & turning 14 this year. 6 years ago when I was 7 my left hand ring finger was blown off my a firecracker. Can I get a finger reatatched, since it has been 6 going on 7 years ?
amit
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May 10, 2013 @ 11:11 am
my left hand thumb is damaged on an accident and doctor was cut it due to infection. i want to know can we attach a artificial thumb?
kiran
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May 19, 2013 @ 5:05 am
My left hands two fingers are removed by doctors because of that fingers were totaly burnt by electrical shock at farm so doctors removed my finger to avoid infection.
Is there my fingers can reattach or replant?
bikas
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May 22, 2013 @ 3:15 pm
about 5 years ago i cut my left hand digit finger it was one third.now how can i attach my finger...
hasan
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Aug 16, 2013 @ 7:07 am
Hi

My right hand 2nd finger have cut,plz advise how will attached my finger in BD.

Thanks/Hasan
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Aug 19, 2013 @ 6:06 am
Hi.lm bestoon in kurdistan Iraq lve lost my little and ring fingers of my right handdirectly with a half of my palm directly wrist in1993 American doctors cut apiece of my abdomen and linked instead of my lost palm please tell me the treatment lm very upset
hara
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Aug 22, 2013 @ 1:13 pm
hi i am hara.i lost my three fingers and my two thumbs of my left hand in between first and the second joint.how can i get artificial fingers? i am writing this from africa that i could not get such mediation.can any budy help me.pls
BRIJRAJ SINGH
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Oct 15, 2013 @ 1:13 pm
I got my Index finger of right hand cut from first knuckle when inspecting belt tension. Now I have 2/3rd of Rt hand finger. How can my right hand finger get attached for completion. I am really upset.

Thanks & Regards
SANDEEP RATHI
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Nov 5, 2013 @ 2:02 am
my nephew who is just 3 years old has lost all his fingers while lighting a cracker is there any way or treatment possible to replace his fingers ??
Sasha
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Nov 8, 2013 @ 4:04 am
Hi,
My top portion of fore finger (less then a third of it) got amputed doctors
said that reattachement is not possible.
What are the ways to get complete finger by attaching artificial part to it ,so that it is permenent?

Thanks
Sasha
Aaron
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Nov 12, 2013 @ 3:15 pm
My 2 year old son had the tip of his ring finger re-attached and his pinky finger bone cut back a bit so they could cover it. Is there still a chance to grow nail on the pinky? I think the nail bed was removed in the accident.
ravi
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Dec 3, 2013 @ 8:20 pm
my 1/3 part of thumb cut during a house accidend at that time me just 5year old and now 22year . so plz tell me can now ne reattach my cuting thumb with plastic serjry eighter other any solution..pllzzz tal me
tony
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Dec 7, 2013 @ 4:16 pm
I had my thumb cut off by a table saw in between the first the second joint 3 years ago .. Had it reattached.. the joint degenerated ,lack of blood flow, and sever cold intolerance . Im thinking of having it removed because i cant enjoy the outside when its only 65 degrees outside .. I really would love to keep my thumb, but dont know if i would regret it . Is there anything else i can do ? or can i get advice on similar cases.
sugumar
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Dec 11, 2013 @ 10:22 pm
hi. i'm sugumar. 25years old. last sat my forefinger, middle finger , ring fingers tip upto first bend cut in my left hand. i took my cutted finger to hospital . kept my cutted finger in ice. they took treatment after 3 hours. finally they said they can't rejoin the finger, because cells dead in that part and no blood circulation and damage in that part. i close it i didn't rejoin. now what i want to do. can i come back from it. tel any treatment or suggestions .
carrie
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Dec 23, 2013 @ 1:01 am
I lost my left hand ring finger 7 years ago when i lit a fire cracker. it blew it off so now i have about and inch left. can a finger be reattached to it ? even if its not actually mine ?
ms pawa
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Dec 30, 2013 @ 11:11 am
mY BROTHER HAS GOT HIS THREE FINGERS AMPUTATED BECAUSE IT WAS BADLY CRUSHED AND CHANGED ITS COLOUR.PL SUGGEST BEST POSSIBLE TREATMENT TO GET THE FINGERS IMPLANT
sonto
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Jan 16, 2014 @ 5:05 am
my ring finder on my fight was cut at the hospital 23 years ago, just the top part of it, is the anything to replace my finger, surgury artificial,
kiran
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Jan 26, 2014 @ 3:03 am
one of my coulig daughter had an accident when she was there in lift and her hand was broken in to two parts and in time they took her to hospital and the doctors reattached her hand. Now she is doing good. but what about hand movement
rupesh jamakatel
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Jan 31, 2014 @ 10:10 am
i have my fingers(middle and right of middle finger) halfy cut off by machine 16 years ago .now on moving toward in life i am feeling shame and guilty.plz suggest me idea to regain or healing of it.plz
Raghavendra
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Feb 3, 2014 @ 10:10 am
i have only four fingers on my right hand.I was lost my little finger at the age of 15 by electric shock.On that time my finger became dark black and doctor said that there is no flowing of blood in your finger so they removed my finger.Is there any surgery to get my hand with full of five fingers not with artificial finger
Catherine Kamundi
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Feb 9, 2014 @ 7:07 am
Hello,

My ring finger of the left hand was cut-off from the nail area upwards in a bus accident. I am wondering if it is possible to get a replant of the same and where. If not is it possible to get a plastic extension of the same to enable me resume playing the keyboard and guitar?

Please let me know.
Thank you and regards,
Cathy.
Sweta
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May 22, 2014 @ 6:06 am
Hi,
My father had met with an accident 2 months back and lost his left hands fingers which were badly crushed by bus. Now he is recovering his hand after the skin grafting.

kindly let me know any options of reattachment of artificial fingers possible in india.
migen
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May 22, 2014 @ 6:18 pm
my top portion of fore finger about one third of it got amputed doctors said that reattachement is not possible . now what are the ways to get complete finger by attaching artificial part to it ,so that it is permenent with maxmimum degree of freedom to that finger movements.
abhik roy
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Jun 3, 2014 @ 10:10 am
hi
i got injured in my small finger yesterday doctor has done a plastic surgery and told me that they have to stitch my vein for my small finger my question is will they remove the stitch from my vein or not coz they said that it will be there for life time, is there any kind of side effect or the stitch will be dissolved as it heels please tell me what should i do
dallas
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Jul 31, 2014 @ 2:02 am
Question, I had my 2 pinkies removed at the age of 6 due to one of my pinkies being deformed so Instead of just having one removed I had them both removed to have an even number, my question is is there anyway I can have two pinkies reattached? Im 20 years old now
laser
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Aug 10, 2014 @ 10:10 am
my brother 0f age 20 met wit an accident and his toe index and second fingers got smashed and removed is there any possibility for attachment artificial fingers
cecil
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Aug 19, 2014 @ 5:17 pm
I CUT OFF MY FINGER CHECKING A BELT IN TRUCK AND SAT IN EMER. RM. FOR 6 HRS BEFORE OP. COULD THIS BE WHY I NEED IT CUT OFF 6 WEEKS LATER ?
Deepak Pal
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Oct 4, 2014 @ 5:05 am
Hello Sir/Mam
my left hand middle finger top nail point is cutted in cutter machine ..before 15 year now m 20 years old. so can i get my full finger...n how can i get it..plz tell me.. thanks
rekha
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Oct 5, 2014 @ 2:14 pm
my husband finger is cut off in saw machine two days ago. doctors has reattached the finger by the help of spins within 5 hours and have done a surgery the next day. can u plz confirm me the finger has chance to re-ajust if yes are there any side effect thereafter? what precaution should be taken.what would you sujest totake off the finger or to keep it because my hubby is suffering a lot.tks
yousaf
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Oct 17, 2014 @ 9:09 am
i am 30 year old my middle finger has been cut off from the second joint please help me find any artificial finger.i will be grateful for your assistance

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