Microsurgical complications in the upper extremity

Jaimie T. Shores, W. P. Andrew Lee

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Although many advances have been made in microsurgery, it is not without complications. As microsurgeons continue to make advances in technology, technique, and applications that expand the utility of this field to more and more patients, they must be prepared to deal with the complications related to donor and recipient sites and the medical comorbidity that accompanies these large endeavors in the pre-, post-, and intraoperative periods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-301
Number of pages11
JournalHand clinics
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Complication
  • Free flap
  • Free tissue transfer
  • Microsurgery
  • Replantation
  • Thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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