Eur J Plast Surg (2008) 30:253 DOI 10.1007/s00238-007-0180-4 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Commentary on “Rubber glove tourniquet—perhaps not so simple or safe?” by DeBoer and Haupt (Eur J Plast Surg 30:91–92, 2007) Ralph-Michael Kehrbein Received: 15 October 2007 /Accepted: 23 October 2007 / Published online: 6 December 2007 Springer-Verlag 2007 Dear Sir: Germany. The ring comes in different sizes (Fig. 1). In our I would like to introduce or remind our readers of a sim- experience, it is comfortable and, with a striking red color, ple and safe way to avoid the dramatic complication is much safer than, for example, a rubber glove (Fig. 2). In which the authors reported. For many years, we have used addition, the LINK finger tourniquet ring is inexpensive the “finger tourniquet ring” produced by Waldemar Link, and reusable. Fig. 2 Rubber glove tourniquet on the fourth finger and LINK finger Fig. 1 A package of LINK finger tourniquet ring (diameter 10 mm) tourniquet ring on the second finger for comparison This letter to the editor refers to the commentary http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s00238-007-0145-7. R.-M. Kehrbein (*) Plastic Surgery, Amiraplatz 3, 80333 München, Germany e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
European Journal of Plastic Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Feb 1, 2008
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