Muscle Transposition in Deep Localized Burns

Ralph Ger, Gershon Efron

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Defects from burns of the lower extremity involving bone were closed by transposing nearby muscle and covering by split-thickness skin grafts in three patients. The outcome was successful and the rehabilitation period was considerably shortened. The method is recommended as a relatively simple way of managing a difficult problem.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)710-711
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1972

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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