Guest edited by Drs. Kyle Eberlin and Neal Chen, this issue of Hand Clinics will cover several key areas of interest related to Revascularization and Replantation in the Hand. This issue is one of four selected each year by our series Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Kevin Chung of the University of Michigan. Articles in this issue include, but are not limited to: Health Policy and Regionalization of Microvascular Hand Surgery and Replantation; Indications for Replantation/Revascularization; Efficiency in Replantation/Revascularization Surgery; Hand, Wrist, Forearm, and Arm replantation; Pediatric Replantation; Distal digital replantation and artery only protocols for replantation; Flap Coverage of dysvascular digits including venous flow-through flaps; Outcomes following replantation/revascularization surgery; Post-Operative Management of the Replanted/Revascularized Digit, including Rehabilitation; and Secondary Surgery following Replantation and Revascularization.
By Kyle R. Eberlin, MD, Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, and Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Associate Director, MGH Hand Surgery Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and Neal Chen, MD, Interim Chief, Hand & Arm Center, Program Director, Hand Surgery Fellowship Program, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA