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Trauma

Celebrities missing fingers: John Hopkins

Sport benefits are doubtful, while sport harm is obvious. This philosophy is strikingly true when it comes to sport injuries.
Motorcycle lost finger
John Hopkins, b. 1983, a motorcyclist who lost a digit from his ring finger.

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Trauma

Amputation in movies: The Four Rooms (1995)

Quentin Tarantino is one of my favourite directors.
He uses so much all-american imagery in his movies and twists it in his very own, unmistakable fashion. Zippo, an American icon, is a full-time actor in most Tarantino films, with The Four Rooms being the zenith of the lighter’s stardom.

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Trauma

Voluntary amputation for easier gadget usage

Some time ago, a few source reported of a man who went through finger size reduce procedure to use his iPhone.
Cut fingers to use the iphone
Thomas Martel, a 28-year-old fat guy from Denver, always had troubles hitting tiny buttons with his huge hands. The iPhone was the last straw, and he applied for thumb tissue amputation in order to use the touchscreen interface.

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Trauma

Should I date a person missing finger or fingertip?

My new girlfriend doesn’t have a finger, should I still date her?
My new boyfriend has half a digit missing, should I run away?
Missing fingers
Such palmistry appear in online Q&As with surprising regularity.

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Medical History

Month One: The thumb is still heavily swollen

A month has passed since the injury and the surgery.
X-ray 1 month after amputation
The traumatologist described the new X-ray as consolidated fracture in satisfactory condition.

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Regeneration

Extracellular matrices scam – pig bladder pixie dust

Some news are just too good to be true. There were at least two reports about miraculous regrowing of cut-off fingertips.
Buddy Christ not missing fingers
A breathtaking gospel for anyone missing some. Let’s take a closer look.

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Trauma

Celebrities missing fingers: Rahm Emanuel

From presidents to mayors, another prominent politician missing a finger tip is Rahm Emanuel.
Polititian mayor democrat missing finger tip
Rahm Emanuel, born 1959, mayor of Chicago (USA), a democrat and advisor to Bill Clinton’s and Barack Obama’s administrations.

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Regeneration

Cinematization: an art of its own

Cinema means motion. In medicine, the process of cinematization is a surgery intended to allow motion to something overwise inert due to congenital or acquired reasons. This usually refers to children with inborn anomalies and injury victims.
Writing with amputation

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Regeneration

Finger amputee option: silicone prosthetic

The first and easiest option for anyone missing fingers is silicone prosthetic devices. They offer both high aesthetic and functional qualities.
Silicone finger prosthetic

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Medical History

Week Three: Rage

I’ve left the hospital and started to consult other doctors on possibilities to return my thumb to default.
As I came to see yet another specialist, things started to get grim.