Hand Surg Rehabil 2021 Sep 7. Epub 2021 Sep 7.
Hand, upper limb & peripheral nerve surgery department, Georges-Pompidou European Hospital (HEGP), 20, rue Leblanc, 75015 Paris, France; University of Paris, Medical School, 12, rue de l'école de médecine, 75006 Paris, France; Research Unit, Clinique Blomet, 136 bis, rue Blomet, 75015 Paris, France.
Hand amputation can be discussed after traumatic brachial plexus injury when the patient's hand is non-functional, painful and/or insensitive. That indication is more common in English-speaking countries than in European or Latin countries. New prostheses are now on the market and can be used after hand amputation to improve the functional prognosis in well-selected patients. Read More