Title

Local knee random fasciocutaneous flaps.

Publication/Presentation Date

10-1-1989

Abstract

Extensive wounds of the knee region have previously mandated utilization of a local muscle or free flap to achieve healing. The recent successes of fasciocutaneous flaps in the lower leg region have been extrapolated for use of local, randomly oriented anteromedial or anterolateral knee flaps in addition to previously described posterior calf flaps; results have been equally acceptable as the standard established by muscle flaps for knee coverage. For small- or moderate-sized noncontaminated parapatellar wounds, less morbidity has been observed using instead these simple local knee fasciocutaneous flaps.

Volume

23

Issue

4

First Page

289

Last Page

296

ISSN

0148-7043

Disciplines

Other Medical Specialties | Surgery

PubMedID

2817710

Department(s)

Department of Surgery, Department of Surgery Faculty

Document Type

Article