Accession Number:

AD0636645

Title:

EXPERIMENTAL SURGERY ON RESUSCITATION AND REUNION OF AMPUTATED OR NEARLY AMPUTATED LEG.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. no. 1, 1 Nov 60-31 Oct 61.

Corporate Author:

NARA MEDICAL COLL KASHIHARA CITY (JAPAN)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-10-31

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

Experimental surgery was done on dogs to unite the completely amputated leg after artificial perfusion by pump oxygenator. The pump oxygenator was used to resusciate the amputated leg to near physiological condition and the femur, sciatic nerve, femoral nerve, muscles, femoral artery, femoral vein and skin were sutured back. Of 39 surgeries performed in a year 6 successful reunions were obtained. During the artificial perfusion, oxygen consumption and glucose metabolism of amputated leg were studied. It was found from the experiments that perfusion of an amputated leg by the same blood is preferably to be limited to two hours. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE