G P Zavitsanos

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Reperfusion injury is a phenomenon complicating microvascular reconstruction. Extensive investigations of free-radical scavengers exist in the literature. The potential beneficial effects of verapamil, deferoxamine, and dimethylsulfoxide were studied in the rabbit forelimb subjected to 3 hr of tourniquet ischemia, followed by a period of reperfusion. Five(More)
A high level of suspicion is required when treating patients with a history of esophageal bleeding and portal hypertension. The preoperative workup must be extensive; if the reconstructive surgeon is considering the use of a rectus abdominis muscle transfer, noninvasive studies and an exhaustive physical examination are required. Factors affecting the(More)
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