Audrey Gutierrez Lopez*
Specialist of 2nd Degree in Orthopedics and Traumatology, Specialist of 1st Degree in MGI, Professor, Auxiliar of the General University Hospital Provincial Teaching Camilo Cienfuegos Sancti Spíritus, Cuba
*Corresponding Author: Audrey Gutierrez Lopez, Specialist of 2nd Degree in Orthopedics and Traumatology, Specialist of 1st Degree in MGI, Professor, Auxiliar of the General University Hospital Provincial Teaching Camilo Cienfuegos Sancti Spíritus, Cuba.
Received: January 12, 2023; Published: April 03, 2023
Background: Heberprot P (HP) is a therapy that contributes to the repair of damaged tissues. Its use in orthopedic lesions of the upper limbs is very recent and of little publication.
Objective: To describe the evolution of a patient with severe lesion of the back of the right hand in which the (PH) was used, followed by pedunculated graft.
Case Presentation: Patient suffering accident with injury to right hand. Clinical and radiological diagnosis was made, with loss of skin, subcutaneous cellular tissue and fracture of 4th and 5th metacarpal, surgical procedure was applied. It evolved unfavorably with deep sepsis, loss of extensor tendons and bone exposure, it was decided to start treatment with (HP) to encourage granulation tissue, 21 days later it was possible to cover the bone structures, it was intervened repairing tendons and cutaneous coverage of the back of the hand with bipediculated graft to the abdomen with favorable evolution, the patient returns to her social and work activity at 10 months.
Conclusions: In a case of severe loss of soft tissues, the use of (HP) accelerates the granulation and healing of tissues, facilitating the patient's reincorporation into his life.
Keywords: Granulation; Heberprot P; Severe Injury; Graft
Citation: Audrey Gutierrez Lopez. “Use of Heberprot P in Severe Hand Injuries and Bipediculate Graft to the Abdomen. A Case Presentation”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.5 (2023): 03-06.
Copyright: © 2023 Audrey Gutierrez Lopez. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.