The mutilated hand represents a significant challenge for both the patient and hand surgeon. These devastating injuries are usually the result of industrial, agricultural, or power tool accidents. Regardless of the mechanism, these injuries have a number of common characteristics that need to be addressed to salvage function.
The goal of treatment is to help a patient achieve maximum functional independence enabling them to live a productive life. Through the combined efforts of the specialized hand surgeons and physiotherapists, one can regain vital hand function after injury.
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