Reverse sural rotational flap in the coverage of the lower leg after musculoskeletal oncologic resection

Reverse sural rotational flap in the coverage of the lower leg after musculoskeletal oncologic... In most patients without associated risk factors such as diabetes, the reverse sural flap can be performed safely. However, in patients with identifiable risk factors for partial flap failure, consideration should be given to alternative options such as free flap reconstruction in order not to delay or interrupt adjuvant radiotherapy. Level of Evidence: Level IV, therapeutic study. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Reverse sural rotational flap in the coverage of the lower leg after musculoskeletal oncologic resection

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-013-0848-x
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Abstract

In most patients without associated risk factors such as diabetes, the reverse sural flap can be performed safely. However, in patients with identifiable risk factors for partial flap failure, consideration should be given to alternative options such as free flap reconstruction in order not to delay or interrupt adjuvant radiotherapy. Level of Evidence: Level IV, therapeutic study.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 1, 2013

References

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  • The effect of delayed postoperative irradiation on local control of soft tissue sarcomas of the extremity and torso
    Schwartz, DL; Einck, J; Hunt, K; Bruckner, J; Conrad, E; Koh, WJ
  • Function and health status outcomes following soft tissue reconstruction for limb preservation in extremity soft tissue sarcoma
    Davidge, KM; Wunder, J; Tomlinson, G; Wong, R; Lipa, J; Davis, AM

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