Indications, Outcomes, and Complications of Pedicled Propeller Perforator Flaps for Upper Body Defects: A Systematic Review

@inproceedings{Lazzeri2013IndicationsOA,
  title={Indications, Outcomes, and Complications of Pedicled Propeller Perforator Flaps for Upper Body Defects: A Systematic Review},
  author={Davide Lazzeri and Georg Michael Huemer and Fabio Nicoli and Lorenz Larcher and Talal Dashti and Luca Grassetti and Qing-feng Li and Yi Zhang and Giuseppe Spinelli and T Agostini and Goo Hyun Mun},
  booktitle={Archives of plastic surgery},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this investigation was to systematically review the current literature to provide the best data for indications, outcomes, survival, and complication rates of pedicled propeller perforator flaps for upper body defects. METHODS A comprehensive literature review for articles published from January 1991 to December 2011 was performed using the PubMed, Medline, and Cochrane Databases. Articles without available full-text, single case reports or papers with excessive missing… CONTINUE READING