THE CLINICAL APPLICATION OF BRIDGE BY “Y” TYPE VEIN
Sui Haiming, Cong Haibo, Wang Shubo. Wendeng Orthopedic Hospital, Shandong, P.R.China 264400
In order to solve the defect of blood vessel in tissue transplantation and complicated palmar amputation, bridge by “Y” type vein had been used from Jan. 1990 to Jul. 1996. Twentythree cases were treated. In this series, there were 16 males and 7 females, with ages ranged from 10 to 42 years old. Six cases were the defect of lower legs anterior skin and tibia, 3 cases were the femur fracture with injury of femoral artery and tissue's defect, 2 cases were defect of five fingers, 12 cases were complicated palmar amputation. Result: 15 cases with tissue transplantation and 12 cases with limb replantation were all survival without infection or necrosis. After the followingup for 3 years (ranged from 1 to 5 years), the function of injured limbs were satisfactory, 19 patients had resumed their original work. So, to bridge by “Y” type vein is a good method for repairing the defect of blood vessels in tissue transplantation and complicated palmar amputation, but skilled microsurgery technique is required.
【CateGory Index】： R622.4