New Functional Classification of Severe Hand Injuries (FU-classification)

Abstract


New functional classification of severe hand injuries is suggested. Concept of hand functional unit of the hand, i.e. finger segment containing joint, blood vessels and all surrounding soft tissues, is introduced. New functional classification of severe hand injuries is related to the algorithm of patient’s treatment depending on the level ofpreserved functional units. Division of the hand into functional units and primary evaluation of every unit condition enables to choose surgical treatment tactics directly after injury as well as to prognosticate the outcome.

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Новая функциональная классификация тяжелых травм кисти (FU-classification)

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