Blood supply to the second metatarsophalangeal joint—anatomical injection study and clinical correlation for free vascularised joint transfer

Blood supply to the second metatarsophalangeal joint—anatomical injection study and clinical... Eur J Plast Surg (2016) 39:331–334 DOI 10.1007/s00238-016-1215-5 EXPERIMENTAL STUDY Blood supply to the second metatarsophalangeal joint—anatomical injection study and clinical correlation for free vascularised joint transfer 1 2 2 James Nott & StephenJ.Goldie & Wee Lam Received: 17 April 2016 /Accepted: 8 June 2016 /Published online: 24 June 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Abstract During VJT dissection, better knowledge of the blood supply Background Reconstruction of the injured/arthritic allows planning of osteotomy without compromising blood metacarpophalangeal joint remains challenging. Free supply to the MT head. vascularised joint transfer (VJT) using the second Level of Evidence: Not ratable. metatarsophalangeal joint (MTPJ) remains the gold standard, with an oblique osteotomy is usually performed to correct the . . Keywords Metatarsal phalangeal joint Anatomy natural hyperextended MTPJ during transfer. Surprisingly, Osteotomy Arterial supply few descriptions of the MTPJ arterial supply exist, despite reports of avascular necrosis of the MTP head following VJT. This study provides an up-to-date investigation of the second MTPJ blood supply. Introduction Methods The anterior and posterior tibial arteries in three ca- daveric feet were injected with an Indian ink-latex mass. The The human hand exemplifies one of the most complex biome- second toe was dissected in its http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Blood supply to the second metatarsophalangeal joint—anatomical injection study and clinical correlation for free vascularised joint transfer

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2016 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
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0930-343X
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1435-0130
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10.1007/s00238-016-1215-5
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Eur J Plast Surg (2016) 39:331–334 DOI 10.1007/s00238-016-1215-5 EXPERIMENTAL STUDY Blood supply to the second metatarsophalangeal joint—anatomical injection study and clinical correlation for free vascularised joint transfer 1 2 2 James Nott & StephenJ.Goldie & Wee Lam Received: 17 April 2016 /Accepted: 8 June 2016 /Published online: 24 June 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Abstract During VJT dissection, better knowledge of the blood supply Background Reconstruction of the injured/arthritic allows planning of osteotomy without compromising blood metacarpophalangeal joint remains challenging. Free supply to the MT head. vascularised joint transfer (VJT) using the second Level of Evidence: Not ratable. metatarsophalangeal joint (MTPJ) remains the gold standard, with an oblique osteotomy is usually performed to correct the . . Keywords Metatarsal phalangeal joint Anatomy natural hyperextended MTPJ during transfer. Surprisingly, Osteotomy Arterial supply few descriptions of the MTPJ arterial supply exist, despite reports of avascular necrosis of the MTP head following VJT. This study provides an up-to-date investigation of the second MTPJ blood supply. Introduction Methods The anterior and posterior tibial arteries in three ca- daveric feet were injected with an Indian ink-latex mass. The The human hand exemplifies one of the most complex biome- second toe was dissected in its

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European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 24, 2016

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