Repair of infected defects of the chest wall by transposition of greater omentum.

@article{Wening1990RepairOI,
  title={Repair of infected defects of the chest wall by transposition of greater omentum.},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Volker Wening and Gebhard Thoma and Alice Emmermann and Carsten Zornig},
  journal={The British journal of clinical practice},
  year={1990},
  volume={44 8},
  pages={311-3}
}
Myocutaneous flaps have a firm role in the reconstruction of soft tissue defects. Furthermore the supply of extremely infected defects of the chest wall with involvement of the ribs is problematic, especially in irradiated regions. The use of the omental transposition flap is an alternative to the latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap in treatment of such a… CONTINUE READING