Replantation and Revascularization

Plastic Surgery Weekly Didactic and Conference

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 6:30 AM

This grand round has already taken place.

Online Streaming
December 1st, 2021
2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


Plastic Surgery topics are presented by experts in their fields and are selected as highly relevant and important to the development of a current base of medical knowledge necessary to maintain a high level of care. These presentations are intended to introduce resident, faculty and medical students the most current and accepted approaches to the discipline of Plastic Surgery including medical problem solving, surgical skills, and new techniques in diagnosis and treatment.

Dates and Times

Start: 12/1/2021 6:30 AM
End: 12/1/2021 8:30 AM


Medical Knowledge:
1. Describe, in detail, the anatomy and physiology of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones of the hand and upper extremity.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of the detailed radiographic anatomy of the bony structures of the upper extremity.
3. Understand the important anatomical relationships relevant to revascularization and replantation.
4. Understand the technique and sequence of steps in the revascularization or replantation procedure.
5. Understand skeletal management, as it relates to shortening, and the various techniques of osseous fixation.
6. Understand the pre-, peri- and post-operative care of the revascularization or replantation patient.
7. Understand the functional outcomes after revascularization or replantation.
8. Understand the reconstructive options available for a compromised dysvascular, or amputated upper extremity
9. Understand the secondary reconstructive options available for a failed revascularization or replantation.
Patient Care:
1. Understand how to provide compassionate, appropriate, and effective care for revascularization and replantation patients.
2. Understand the indications and contra-indications of revascularization and replantation, as they relate to patient factors, mechanism of injury, hand function, and ischemia of the compromised part.

Interpersonal and Communication Skills:
1. Participate as both an active team member and, at times, a team leader in the multi-disciplinary setting.

2. Understand how to communicate with other specialties and providers, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, prosthetic and orthotic specialists, in order to optimize patient outcomes.
3. Understand how to communicate with the patients and their families, particularly to establish goals of care, obtaining informed consent, and post-operative expectations.
4. Understand how to counsel patients and their families regarding their rehabilitation plan.
5. Incorporate information provided by additional care teams into patients’ individualized care plans.
1. Understand how to serve diverse patient populations with a moral and ethical standard.
2. Demonstrate empathy and sensitivity to the unique stresses that replantation and revascularization patients and their families are facing.
3. Be respectful and inclusive of all members of the multi-disciplinary team.
4. Be punctual when consulted and be mindful of timeliness for intervention.
5. Be sensitive to the professional, personal, religious, or cultural beliefs, a revascularization or replantation patient and/or their family may have.


  • Dr. Zachary Erlichman
    • Replantation and Revascularization


The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Need help with this Grand Round Session?

Please contact the Grand Round coordinator listed below:

Tiana Martuci
Department: Surgery
Phone: (631) 444-2037

Give us a call
(631) 444-2094
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
HSC, Level 2, Room 142
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8222