Current Concepts in Lower Extremity Reconstruction

Hooman Soltanian, Ryan M. Garcia, Scott T. Hollenbeck

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Abstract

Learning Objectives: After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Understand the existing principles for lower extremity reconstruction for both traumatic and ablative defects. 2. Understand the important factors for lower extremity reconstruction-based anatomical regions. 3. Discuss perforator flaps and their application in lower extremity reconstruction. Summary: The Gustilo-Anderson open fracture classification is briefly reviewed. A comprehensive overview of the available flaps and methods for lower extremity reconstruction is provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)815e-829e
JournalPlastic and reconstructive surgery
Volume136
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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