PMID: 7090774Jun 1, 1982Paper

The dorsalis pedis flap for lower leg reconstruction

Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica
C Krag, P Riegels-Nielsen

Abstract

The dorsalis pedis pedicled island flap was used in 13 cases of soft tissue reconstruction of the distal third of the lower leg and heel. The intended purpose was achieved in 12 cases. Donor site morbidity was insignificant. The operative procedure is described with emphasis on the dissection of the flaps and the identification of important vessels. Meticulous donor site coverage is stressed. The indications for this flap procedure are outlined.

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Citations

Oct 17, 1998·Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery·M C SamsonA E Tweed
Oct 1, 1983·Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica·P Riegels-NielsenM Pers
Oct 25, 2006·Journal of Surgical Oncology·Lior Heller, Steven J Kronowitz
Mar 29, 2019·Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery·Christopher S CroweKari A Keys
Jul 10, 2019·Journal of Burn Care & Research : Official Publication of the American Burn Association·Ryan D EubanksFaisal Al-Mufarrej

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