Omentum Free Flap Anastomosed to Arterial Bypass in Open Knee Dislocation: Case Report and Discussion

@inproceedings{Pauchot2015OmentumFF,
  title={Omentum Free Flap Anastomosed to Arterial Bypass in Open Knee Dislocation: Case Report and Discussion},
  author={Julien Pauchot and Emilie Ducroux and Gr{\'e}goire Leclerc and Laurent Obert and Anne Pauline Sergent},
  booktitle={Eplasty},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE To report on the original surgical management of a patient with severe trauma of both legs involving anastomosis of an omentum free flap with an emergency vascular bypass. METHODS After stabilization of the knee with an external fixator, a femoral-tibial bypass graft was performed to revascularize the leg with the contralateral great saphenous vein. Ten days later, an omentum free flap was used with an end-to-side arterial anastomosis between the right gastroepiploic artery and… CONTINUE READING