Microvascular surgery is a broad term for surgery that involves the use of an operating microscope. Microvascular surgery (or microsurgery)is performed when a patient suffers from a detached body part such as extremities, limbs, genitalia, ears, and nose. Through the use of microvascular surgery, it is possible to reattach severed body parts such as the hand or other amputated parts of the body. With extensive therapy, it is also possible to regain the functionality of previously amputated parts.
The Miami Hand Center’s microvascular and reconstructive surgeons can return function to amputated parts, transfer less-injured digits to new locations to maximize function and achieve other positive results even when massive soft tissue injury has occurred. The Replantation Team at The Miami Hand Center is capable of reattaching:
Patients from our facility enjoy the best professional outcome we can offer.
Proper care at the primary hospital is critical to the success of replantation. In case of a partial or complete amputation or avulsion injury, follow these steps: