Correspondence and communication| Volume 65, ISSUE 9, P1272-1275, September 2012

Protocolisation and ‘end’ point of free-flap salvage

      Flap compromise is uncommon but inevitable in free tissue reconstruction. Aggressive, timely re-exploration holds the key to successful flap salvage. However, the salvage effort is often compromised by the absence of a standardised approach and a well-established ‘end’ point.
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