Research Article| Volume 46, ISSUE 4, P317-321, 1993

Foot reconstruction using vascularised fibula

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      Vascularised fibula has been used to treat three patients with skin-bone defects of the foot following severe trauma. Similarity between fibula and metatarsal bone is obvious and makes fibula an ideal choice in the replacement of defects in the first metatarsal. Depending on the size of soft tissue defects, different combinations of fibula-skin transfer were used.


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