Peroneal Artery Adipofascial Flaps for Coverage of Distal Leg and Rearfoot.

Title

Peroneal Artery Adipofascial Flaps for Coverage of Distal Leg and Rearfoot.

Creator

Fahim RX; AbdelFattah SR

Publisher

Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Date

2020
2020-10

Description

Chronic wounds of the lower extremity can pose several obstacles for the treating physician as well as the patient. Peroneal artery adipofascial flaps have been shown to be a reliable and durable option for reconstruction of these defects for many reasons, including ease of dissection, minimized donor site mobility, reliability of take to underlying surfaces, and cosmetically more pleasing outcome. This article discusses the current literature regarding the use of peroneal artery adipofascial flaps and our surgical technique for harvest, transfer, and postoperative course for this versatile flap.

Subject

Tibial; Wound; Adipofascial; Flap; Free flap; Peroneal; Wound care

Rights

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Format

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Pages

681-697

Issue

4

Volume

37

ISSN

1558-2302 0891-8422

Update Year & Number

Hospital List

Citation

Fahim RX; AbdelFattah SR, “Peroneal Artery Adipofascial Flaps for Coverage of Distal Leg and Rearfoot.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed June 22, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/11448.

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