Optimization of Free-Flap Limb Salvage and Maximizing Function and Quality of Life Following Oncologic Resection: 12-Year Experience

Optimization of Free-Flap Limb Salvage and Maximizing Function and Quality of Life Following... Free flaps can be performed reliably for limb salvage following tumor extirpation. While MC/FC flaps demonstrated improved postoperative function, they were at significantly higher risk for take-backs and total flap loss. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

Optimization of Free-Flap Limb Salvage and Maximizing Function and Quality of Life Following Oncologic Resection: 12-Year Experience

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2015 by Society of Surgical Oncology
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Surgical Oncology; Oncology; Surgery
ISSN
1068-9265
eISSN
1534-4681
DOI
10.1245/s10434-015-4905-5
Publisher site
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Abstract

Free flaps can be performed reliably for limb salvage following tumor extirpation. While MC/FC flaps demonstrated improved postoperative function, they were at significantly higher risk for take-backs and total flap loss.

Journal

Annals of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 14, 2015

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