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Use of the Eponychial Flap to Restore the Length of a Short Nail: A Review of 30 Cases
Background: Distal digital amputations may result in composite tissue loss, affecting both the fingertip and the nail complex. Most surgical procedures that are used for fingertip reconstruction doExpand
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[The dorsoradial flap: a new flap for hand reconstruction. Anatomical study and clinical applications].
The authors report a new cutaneous flap harvested from the dorsal and distal quarter of the forearm: the dorsoradial flap. The vascularisation type of the cutaneous paddle belongs this flap to theExpand
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The cryopreservation of composite tissues
  • J. Bakhach
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Organogenesis
  • 1 July 2009
Cryopreservation of human cells and tissue has generated great interest in the scientific community since 1949, when the cryoprotective activity of glycerol was discovered. Nowadays, it is possibleExpand
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Extensor Digitorum Brevis Muscle Flap: New Refinements
&NA; Two original operative techniques of raising the extensor digitorum brevis muscle flap are presented. These methods allow for covering distal foot defects that are difficult to cover by otherExpand
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The Gigogne Flap: An Original Technique for an Optimal Pulp Reconstruction
The reconstruction of digital pulp defects is still a challenge in hand surgery. Several reconstructive techniques are available, but in some cases, their advancement capacities are not sufficientExpand
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[Ulnar parametacarpal flap. Experience with 10 clinical cases].
The parametacarpal ulnar flap is raised from the dorsal and ulnar aspect of the hand. It is vascularized by the distal division of the dorsal branch of the ulnar artery. The skin flap is innervatedExpand
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[Ulnar parametacarpal flap. Anatomical study and clinical application].
The ulnar border of the hand provides a new skin flap which is very useful in the reconstruction of defects of the palm of the hand and ulnar fingers. An anatomical study of the dorsal carpal branchExpand
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[The reverse auricular flap. A new flap].
The authors describe a new chondrocutaneous reverse island flap from the ear helix for nose and eyelid reconstruction. Anatomic studies showed that the blood supply of the helix is derived from theExpand
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Reverse dorsal digital and metacarpal flaps: a review of 27 cases.
Reverse dorsal digital and metacarpal flaps use the dorsal skin of the digital or metacarpal areas, and they are based on the arterial branches anastomosing the volar and dorsal arterial networks ofExpand
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Reconstruction of the hand with forearm island flaps.
From all of the flaps reviewed, it is important to know how to select the most suitable choice in each case. Aside from the technical expertise of the surgeon, the indication depends on the size andExpand
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