[The serratus anterior free flap in limb reconstruction. About 30 cases].

@article{Duteille2005TheSA,
  title={[The serratus anterior free flap in limb reconstruction. About 30 cases].},
  author={Franck Duteille and Denis Waast and Pierre Perrot and Pierrick Cronier and Laurent Hubert and Michel Pannier},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie plastique et esthetique},
  year={2005},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={71-5}
}
Between 2001 and 2003, 30 serratus anterior free flaps have been realized in our unit for reconstruction of lower limb. The flaps were indicated for repair of traumatic soft tissue defect in 19 cases, for chronic wound in six cases, for purpura fulminans in two cases, for pressure sore in one case and after tumor resection in 1 case. There were 29 patients: 25 males and four females. They ranged in age from 5 to 64 years. The size of the soft tissue defects ranged between 15 and 180 cm(2). Four… CONTINUE READING