Free tissue transfer in acute burns.

  title={Free tissue transfer in acute burns.},
  author={Georgette Oni and Michel Saint-Cyr and Ali M Mojallal},
  journal={Journal of reconstructive microsurgery},
  volume={28 2},
Major burn injuries can be devastating for the patients and their carers both in terms of morbidity and mortality. Therefore, it is important to optimize the treatment of the injured patient. After initial resuscitation and physiological stabilization, thorough surgical débridement of the burn is necessary. Often resultant defects can be resurfaced with split skin grafting or local flaps. However, in a small percentage of cases free flap surgery is necessary. Free tissue transfer in burns… CONTINUE READING

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