[Free flaps in elective reconstructive surgery over a 20 year period].

@article{Pradier2007FreeFI,
  title={[Free flaps in elective reconstructive surgery over a 20 year period].},
  author={J-P Pradier and Marc Revol and Jeanne Servant},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie plastique et esthetique},
  year={2007},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={
          77-88
        }
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to analyze the evolution of the practice of free flaps in the treatment of tumoral and traumatic pathologies. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study was realized on 328 free transfers. The authors compared two periods each of 10 years: series 1 concerns 176 flaps realized from March 12th 1981 to March 13th 1991 (already published); series 2 concerns 152 flaps realized from December 1st 1994 to November 30th 2004. RESULTS We noticed a decrease of… CONTINUE READING

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