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A carpenter had a mishap with a saw while cutting floorboards and almost completely cut off his hand in two places.

A consulting plastic surgeon said it was, “probably the most complex amputation” he had ever dealt with.  They managed to save the man’s hand by attaching it to his groin for two weeks after fixing the broken bones, nerves, and viens. Removing it after skin had started to grow back.

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Surgeons save man's hand by attaching it to his groin for two weeks

A man who was involved in an accident with an electric saw has regained the use of his hand - after surgeons attached it to his groin for two weeks. Anthony Lelliott underwent 17 hours of surgery following the incident, which happened when he was chopping floorboards with a chop saw.