Anterolateral thigh flap for trauma reconstruction.

  title={Anterolateral thigh flap for trauma reconstruction.},
  author={Johnson C. Lee and Hugo St-Hilaire and Michael R. Christy and Matthew Whitten Wise and Eduardo D Rodriguez},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  volume={64 2},
High velocity injuries have traditionally been covered with free muscle flaps. We sought to evaluate the utility of the anterolateral thigh flap (ALT) flap as a primary choice in reconstructing traumatic injuries in Western patients.A retrospective chart review was conducted of 122 patients treated at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and at the Louisiana State University Trauma Center. Data collected included defect size, donor site location, flap composition and size, number of… CONTINUE READING

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