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Krukenberg operation


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Converts the forearm into prehensile forceps. The flexors and extensors are converted to abductors and adductors. Main indication is for bilateral blind amputees. Also possibly bilateral congenital amputees.

Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


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