Preservation of Amputated Extremities by Extracorporeal Blood Perfusion; a Feasibility Study in a Porcine Model

Constantinescu, Mihai A; Knall, Erhard; Xu, Xiufang; Kiermeir, David M; Jenni, Hansjörg; Gygax, Erich; Rieben, Robert; Bani, Andrej; Vögelin, Esther (2011). Preservation of Amputated Extremities by Extracorporeal Blood Perfusion; a Feasibility Study in a Porcine Model. Journal of surgical research, 171(1), pp. 291-9. New York, N.Y.: Elsevier 10.1016/j.jss.2010.01.040

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Successful extremity transplantations and replantations have to be performed within 6 h of amputation to avoid irreversible tissue loss. This study investigates ex vivo the technical feasibility and the limb preservation potential of extracorporeal whole blood perfusion in a porcine model.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Orthopaedic, Plastic and Hand Surgery (DOPH) > Clinic of Plastic and Hand Surgery > Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery
04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > BioMedical Research (DBMR) > Forschungsbereich Mu50 > Forschungsgruppe Herz und Gefässe
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Orthopaedic, Plastic and Hand Surgery (DOPH) > Clinic of Plastic and Hand Surgery > Hand Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Constantinescu, Mihai Adrian; Kiermeir, David; Jenni, Hansjoerg; Gygax, Erich; Rieben, Robert and Vögelin, Esther

ISSN:

0022-4804

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:07

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:19

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.jss.2010.01.040

PubMed ID:

20451920

Web of Science ID:

000296368000063

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/205 (FactScience: 196917)

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