Chest wall reconstruction with a free extended forearm flap. A case report.

@article{Schmidt1987ChestWR,
  title={Chest wall reconstruction with a free extended forearm flap. A case report.},
  author={R. G. Schmidt and Dempsey S. Springfield and Paul C. Dell},
  journal={Journal of reconstructive microsurgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={189-91}
}
Forequarter amputation combined with chest wall resection may present a difficult closure problem. In a recent case, the defect was satisfactorily closed with a free flap from the amputated extremity, employing the entire soft tissue of the forearm.