Misconceptions regarding the cervico-humeral flap.

  title={Misconceptions regarding the cervico-humeral flap.},
  author={Benjamin G. Lamberty and George C. Cormack},
  journal={British journal of plastic surgery},
  volume={36 1},
Various authors have reported different failure rates for the cervico-humeral flap. An attempt is made to explain these occurrences in the light of recent experimental and clinical work which has increased our knowledge of the detailed blood supply of the supraclavicular fossa and shoulder region. In particular, the role of a fascio-cutaneous vessel in the supply of a proximally based shoulder flap is stressed. Division of this vessel may occur during proximal mobilisation of the cervico… CONTINUE READING

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