Krukenberg operation


The ratio of the muscles in the "claw"

Krukenberg operation - splitting stump forearm with the purpose of creation of radial and ulnar bones covered with muscles and skin, two long fingers - "claw" (Fig.). Designed to restore the chance after the amputation or velomania brush. Evidence - sided amputation of both hands or forearms. Contraindications - availability of healthy limb and short stump of the forearm.