The cases of a considerable number of patients who have had
successful hand and forearm replantation have been
Success depends primarily on the surgical technique and the type of injury.
Amputations with a narrow area of injury have the best expectations for a
Amputations with extensive areas of injury of the forearm, wrist, and hand,
such as crush and avulsion injuries, reduce the chances of survival and
The objective of this case report was to demonstrate the possibility of
restoring a functional upper extremity in a patient with a complete amputation
of the hand at the level of the wrist with extensive damage to all of the
tissues at the amputation level.