Adipofascial turnover flap for the coverage of the dorsum of the thumb: an anatomic study and clinical application.

The purpose of this report is to show how our anatomical findings have influenced the design of the dorsal homodigital adipofascial turnover arterial flap to the thumb. Thirty-six thumbs from 18 fresh cadavers were dissected at the Fèr à Moulin Laboratoire (Paris, France) between January 1998 and March 1999. All branches of the proper digital artery (PDA… CONTINUE READING