Douglas Soutar

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BACKGROUND Leprosy was eliminated as a public health problem (<1 case per 10,000) in India by December 2005. With this target in sight the need for a separate vertical programme was diminished. The second phase of the National Leprosy Eradication Programme was therefore initiated: decentralisation of the vertical programme, integration of leprosy services(More)
Based on our experience of 100 cadaveric dissections and a series of 81 clinical cases, we have assessed the indications for the posterior interosseous flap in reconstruction of the hand. Large fasciocutaneous island flaps can be harvested, even when the radial or ulnar pedicles are damaged, sacrificing only vessels of secondary importance to the perfusion(More)
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