Research Article| Volume 46, ISSUE 1, P68-71, 1993

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The pedicled venous flap. Clinical applications

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      Experimental findings of survival of pedicled venous flaps were clinically applied in seven cases for traumatic skin defects on digits. Five flaps which were transferred to or on digits other than the thumb survived, but two flaps from the index to the thumb developed partial necrosis. In order to prevent flap necrosis, the draining vein should be short.


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