Hand transplantation

L. C. Cendales, W. C. Breidenbach

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The surgical techniques necessary to perform hand transplantation have been available for at least 25 years. In this article, the authors provide a review of hand transplantation, including its history, preoperative evaluation, and case reports. Data on transplant preparation, operative data, immunosupression, rejection, immunologic assessment, and functional assessment are presented in easy-to-use table format.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)499-510
Number of pages12
JournalHand clinics
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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