Successful microsurgical lip replantation: Monitoring venous congestion by blood glucose measurements in the replanted lip

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Kazufumi Tachi ; Masanori Mori ; Reiko Tsukuura ; Rintaro Hirai (2018)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: JPRAS Open (issn: 2352-5878)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jpra.2017.11.002
  • Subject: Dog bite | Lip | Replantation | RD1-811 | Blood glucose level | Microsurgery | Monitoring | Surgery
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases

Replantation of an amputated lip using microvascular anastomosis is the best option for restoration of the defect. However, the amputated region often lacks veins with appropriate diameters for microvascular anastomoses and typically necessitates both postoperative exsa... View more
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