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Table 1 List of inclusion and exclusion criteria of the study

From: Repair of thumb defect by using the toenail flap: biomechanical analysis of donor foot—a retrospective cohort study

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
·Patients with second-degree thumb defect [9] ·Patients with vascular injuries requiring revascularization
·Only one injured hand ·Concomitant phalanx fractures or other injuries needing immobilization
·Without any foot disease or deformity before injury ·Smokers
·Written informed consent to undergo the surgical procedure ·Uncompensated diabetes, neoplasia, haemocoagulative alterations, psychic disorders