Microvascular free tissue transfer of the rectus abdominis muscle in dogs.

@article{Calfee2002MicrovascularFT,
  title={Microvascular free tissue transfer of the rectus abdominis muscle in dogs.},
  author={Earl F Calfee and Otto I. Lanz and Daniel Alvin Degner and S. L. Peterson and Robert E. Duncan and Richard V. Broadstone and R. A. Martin and Brenda R Austin},
  journal={Veterinary surgery : VS},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={32-43}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess donor-site morbidity and survival of the rectus abdominis muscle with an overlying skin graft after free tissue transfer to a medial femorotibial defect in dogs. STUDY DESIGN Experimental study. SAMPLE POPULATION Phase 1: 6 canine cadavers; phase 2: 7 adult mixed-breed dogs. METHODS Phase 1: The rectus abdominis muscle was removed… CONTINUE READING