Hand allotransplantation (IPG383)
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The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Hand allotransplantation.
Individuals whose hands have been severely damaged by injury or disease may undergo amputation.
This procedure involves transplanting a hand from a recently deceased donor to the amputated stump. The donor bones are rigidly fixed to those of the patient and the blood vessels, nerves, tendons and skin are restored.
X01.3 Replantation of hand
Y99.1 Cadaveric donor
Z94.- Laterality of operation
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- IPG383 Hand allotransplantation: guidance (web format)
- IPG383 Hand allotransplantation: press release
- Hand allotransplantation: equality impact assessment
- Hand allotransplantation: consultation comments
- Hand allotransplantation - Consultation Document
- Hand allotransplantation - Overview
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: musculoskeletal conditions
This page was last updated: 07 February 2014
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- IPG383 Llawdriniaeth trawsblannu dwylo: deall canllawiau NICE (fformat MS Word)
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