Reconstructive microsurgery - Reviewing the past, anticipating the future

Citation
Mb. Armstrong et al., Reconstructive microsurgery - Reviewing the past, anticipating the future, CLIN PLAST, 28(4), 2001, pp. 671
Citations number
134
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Review
Categorie Soggetti
Surgery
Journal title
CLINICS IN PLASTIC SURGERY
ISSN journal
0094-1298 → ACNP
Volume
28
Issue
4
Year of publication
2001
Database
ISI
SICI code
0094-1298(200110)28:4<671:RM-RTP>2.0.ZU;2-8
Abstract
This article gives an overview of reconstructive microsurgery. It is writte n for residents and fellows training in plastic and microsurgery and practi tioners who are intimately involved in the clinical practice of complex rec onstructions. The authors describe the highlights of the history of microsu rgery and relevant clinical principles. The final portion of this article i s designed to elucidate some, of the tremendous advances in limb transplant ation and the future directions of microsurgery.