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Replantation

Replantation is a procedure that often requires microvascular surgery to reattach limbs after complete separation from the body.

 

As a result of this procedure, we aim to restore form and function to the replanted part of a patient's body. However, if the injury is too severe or if the damaged part of the body cannot function appropriately after reattachment, a prosthesis or device can be an alternative source to restore form and function.

 

If replantation is the appropriate course of action, recovery time can take anywhere from months to years and usually involves rigorous rehabilitation.