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Thumb Re-Plantation

Simphiwe cut his right thumb off with a meat saw at a butchery. Amputations of digits or parts of the hand and upper limb can be replanted if referred early to a centre that has the requisite skills to do these procedures.

Dr Patel performed this replant and Simphiwe had a functional thumb 3 weeks later.

Too many emergency room staff will simply not entertain the idea of possible replantation because they are not in a position to refer to a surgeon who has the necessary microsurgical experience. At the very least allow patients with such injuries to have the opportunity of being assessed.

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