Project information

Functional hand substitute

Project Identification
Project Period
1/2002 - 12/2004
Investor / Pogramme / Project type
Ministry of Health of the CR
MU Faculty or unit
Faculty of Medicine
Amputation of fingers or hand;Microsurgery;Toe-to-hand transfer;Myoelectric prosthesis
Cooperating Organization
St. Anne's University Hospital Brno

Congenital absence of hte hand or hand amputation can be solved by Kruckenberg´s procedure performed on the forearm, toe-to-hand transfers, hand transplantation or by a myoelectric prosthesis. Up to the present there is no comparison of current methods o A method of comparing retrospective and prospective studies of patients with functional substitute will bring the determination of indication criteria for individual types of substitutes. A complex program of care of patients with amputated hand or conge The project assumes the preparation for the hand transplantation.


Total number of publications: 8

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