Microsurgery of the extremities covers three categories: replantation, reconstruction and repair. Based on Dr. Yu Zhongjia`s experience over many years in microsurgery, this book describes the great advances that have attracted worldwide attention in new microsurgical techniques used to reconstruct the thumb, fingers and hand, and repair soft tissue and bone defects of the extremities. The material is complete, accurate and reliable. In recent decades, following improvements in mircrosurgical technique and instrumentation, transplantation of distant free tissue with immediate vascularization has become practicable and come into wide use. This has greatly improved theresults of reconstructive and reparative microsurgery and brought benefit tohandicapped people by restoring function of their deficient limbs. The author's own scientific research is always directed by the imperative needs of his patients. Only the most recent innovations in microsurgery are introduced and are illustrated by numerous examples. This book will without a doubt spread vital information on new microsurgical techniques and help improve the curative results of plastic and reconstructive surgery.