Single-stage reconstruction of complex lateral thoracoabdominal defect using free tissue transfer and an arteriovenous loop

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Thoracoabdominal defects usually result from trauma, tumour resection, infection or they may be congenital. Reconstruction of these defects is absolutely necessary, for function preservation, especially in cases of full-thickness and complex defects. Use of flaps or combination of flaps and alloplastic materials is usually the key to a successful… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00238-014-0941-9

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@article{Vourtsis2014SinglestageRO, title={Single-stage reconstruction of complex lateral thoracoabdominal defect using free tissue transfer and an arteriovenous loop}, author={Spyridon A. Vourtsis and Petros K. Spyriounis}, journal={European Journal of Plastic Surgery}, year={2014}, volume={37}, pages={301-304} }