Considerations surrounding reconstruction after resection of musculoskeletal sarcomas.

@article{MoreiraGonzalez2010ConsiderationsSR,
  title={Considerations surrounding reconstruction after resection of musculoskeletal sarcomas.},
  author={Andrea A Moreira-Gonzalez and Risal S. Djohan and Robert F Lohman},
  journal={Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={77 Suppl 1},
  pages={S18-22}
}
The defects left by resection of bone and soft-tissue sarcomas often require reconstructive surgery to provide adequate wound coverage, preserve limb function, and optimize cosmetic results. Immediate reconstruction should always be considered after resection with a negative margin, and should be attempted whenever possible. The choice of reconstructive method and tissue flap depends on multiple factors, including body site, donor site morbidity, functional requirements, size of the vascular… CONTINUE READING