Muscle flaps and their role in limb salvage.

  title={Muscle flaps and their role in limb salvage.},
  author={Michael J A Klebuc and Zachary K. Menn},
  journal={Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal},
  volume={9 2},
Muscle flaps have proved to be a valuable and versatile tool in the surgical treatment of the severely compromised lower extremity. Utilized as both local pedicle flaps and free tissue transfers, muscles have been successfully employed to cover complex wounds, manage osteomyelitis, salvage infected vascular grafts, treat recalcitrant venous stasis ulcers… CONTINUE READING