San Antonio military and civilian hand transplantation program: A case report

D. Tuder, W. C. Pederson, G. A. Abrahamian, J. V. Ingari, M. C. Bagg, D. W. Person, G. G. Martyak

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Abstract

Presented is a report on the first female hand allotransplantation performed in the USA. The patient sustained a dominant hand amputation at the level of the wrist as a result of a bomb explosion while on active duty in the United States Air Force. A hand allotransplantation was performed at a military treatment facility by a team of physicians composed of representatives from private practice, academia, and military medical institutions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3561-3562
Number of pages2
JournalTransplantation Proceedings
Volume43
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Transplantation

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