CBPB provides the best analgesia during the postoperative period as the main indication for this block (2,10), and is the ideal analgesic technique for limb replantation
The concept of limb replantation
is credited to William Halsted, an American surgeon who "transplanted the hind leg of a dog from one side to the other" in 1887 but did not report it until 1922.
Microsurgery today is applied to a variety of medical operations ranging from limb replantation
to coronary artery bypass procedures.
A preliminary report of tissue preservation with University of Wisconsin cold storage solution in major limb replantation
Following upper limb replantation
, rapid development of osteopenia has been reported in the bones of the hand in all cases.
The experimental studies on animals have shown that histological changes in the tissues, which had ischemia, were detected only in early period after limb replantation
5) In 1887, Halsted began experiments on limb replantation
, (6) and in 1906, Carrel and Guthrie described the first successful canine limb replantation