The Reverse frog position for harvesting bilateral free fibulas

The Reverse frog position for harvesting bilateral free fibulas The optimal positioning for the harvest of a fibula is with the patients hip and knee flexed, with the leg tilted away from the surgeon. However positioning can become difficult when bilateral fibulas need simultaneous harvesting. We describe the Reverse frog position which provides easy accessibility for two surgeon working simultaneously. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

The Reverse frog position for harvesting bilateral free fibulas

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2010 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-010-0458-9
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Abstract

The optimal positioning for the harvest of a fibula is with the patients hip and knee flexed, with the leg tilted away from the surgeon. However positioning can become difficult when bilateral fibulas need simultaneous harvesting. We describe the Reverse frog position which provides easy accessibility for two surgeon working simultaneously.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Aug 1, 2010

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