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Initial Surgical Repair Following Traumatic Near Amputation of Right Arm and Breast
Initial Surgical Repair Following Traumatic Near Amputation of Right Arm and Breast

This medical exhibit features the keys steps in the initial surgical repair of the traumatic near amputation the right arm and breast. This exhibit begins with a post-accident condition illustrating the initial irrigation and debridement of the devitalized tissue. The damaged structures are labeled on this image and this image serves as an orientation view for the surgery. Next, the repair of the damaged muscles (triceps, biceps and brachialis), the meticulous repair required for the lacerated nerves (median, ulnar, and radial) and vessels (brachial artery & cephalic vein) is illustrated. The debridement of the comminuted humerus is also included.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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