Dr. Lily Daniali and Dr. Benson Pulikkottil, surgeons at Burn and Reconstructive Centers of Colorado at Swedish Medical Center, performed multiple surgeries in an effort to save Trevor Tate's hand.
Tate has had five surgeries so far. To avoid amputating his hand, his care has included a technique that's not new, but it is uncommon. "I'm a 46-year-old man, and I made a mistake," a remorseful Tate told CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh.
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