Melina Díaz-Morales

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BACKGROUND Arterialized venous flaps (AVFs) have been used for reconstruction of soft tissue defects throughout the body. Several different revascularization models have been performed, but venous drainage through the arterial system has not been studied. In our total retrograde reverse blood flow (TRRBF) perfusion model, the arterial blood flow enters(More)
A14-year-old Mexican mestizo female sustained high-tension electric burn, leading to bilateral proximal-third arm amputations. At age 17, the patient and her parents requested bilateral arm transplantation. Our institutional review board for clinical trial approved the surgery. She was healthy with no known drug allergies and her preoperative Doppler(More)
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