Thoracic surgeons may be called in for a salvage procedure
where damaged sections are removed to make the remaining healthy lung tissues more effective.
In the visit after the salvage procedure
, the patient was observed to be experiencing rapid soft tissue healing without any superficial wound complications.
This will complicate the following salvage procedure
if it recurred.
Chronic scaphoid nonunions lead to SNAC wrist, which requires a salvage procedure
to relieve pain and maximize function for the patient.
Also, the LSG pouch is prone to reenlargement with time and may require a second salvage procedure
and additional costs.
Patellectomy is another commonly practiced salvage procedure
Schoucair et al., "Roux-En-Y fistulo-jejunostomy as a salvage procedure
in patients with post-sleeve gastrectomy fistula," Surgical Endoscopy, vol.
Therefore, elbow arthodesis, which is a limb salvage procedure
, is the procedure of choice5.
(17) Children's with skeletal maturity require osteotomy of calcaneum and tarsal bones and triple arthrodesis required as salvage procedure
. (18) Metatarsal osteotomy at the base of metatarsal bones will correct varus forefoot.
During revision arthroplasty, the ulnar prosthesis was inserted into the radius as a salvage procedure
. Four consecutive patients received revision arthroplasty with this method between 2013 and 2016.
The present study concluded that amputation of horn at base by flap method was adequate as a salvage procedure
for management of horn fracture and horn cancer cases as adequate skin flap could be made available for closure of skin and cases healed without any complications.
The text follows a standard format: 1) concise description of procedure and key principles; 2) surgeon expectations; 3) indications and contraindications; 4) special considerations and instructions; tips, pearls, and lessons learned to help minimize complications or difficulties encountered; 6) key procedural steps; 7) pitfalls associated with the described technique; and 8) available bailout, rescue, and salvage procedure
, if and when necessary.