A microsurgery, foot replantation involves the
reattachment of an amputated foot. The procedure involves skin, blood vessel
and nerve grafts.
- Foot surgery
of an amputated foot
replantation of the foot
Treated with Foot Replantation:
Foot replantation is utilized in cases of loss of
foot due to trauma.
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical
alternatives to foot replantation.
with Foot Replantation:
Foot replantation is performed under general
anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware
during the procedure.
Complications from Foot Replantation:
Possible risks following foot replantation include
swelling, infection, blood clots, bleeding, respiratory distress, stiffness,
reduced movement and a negative reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible
for the replantation to fail.
after Foot Replantation:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
foot replantation is good.