Anatomical bases of the free posterior brachial fascial flap

  title={Anatomical bases of the free posterior brachial fascial flap},
  author={Guillaume Wavreille and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Bricout and S{\'e}bastien Mouliade and St{\'e}phane Lemoine and Gr{\'e}gory Prodhomme and Prakash Khanchandani and Christophe Chantelot and Christian J. Fontaine},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
Fascias can be used for reconstruction of gliding surfaces of upper and lower extremities or when thin, pliable coverage is required. Free large and well-vascularised fascial flaps are not very many and harvesting is seldom onto upper limb. The aim of this work was to study blood supply of the posterior brachial fascia in order to define the anatomical bases of a new free fascial flap. Our study included dissection on 18 anatomic specimens from 10 cadavers. Measures of the flap and blood supply… CONTINUE READING


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