Skin perforator flaps: an algorithm for leg reconstruction.

  title={Skin perforator flaps: an algorithm for leg reconstruction.},
  author={Ahmed Hassan El-Sabbagh},
  journal={Journal of reconstructive microsurgery},
  volume={27 9},
The local fasciocutaneous flap has the advantage of low donor site morbidity when used for the coverage of lower limb defects. However, flap reliability remains a major problem with its use. Perforator flaps are indicated for several clinical problems. The versatility of the perforator flap makes it ideal for the reconstruction of extremities. Between September 2007 and November 2010, 34 skin perforator flaps were raised in 33 cases. Flaps which were executed as peroneal artery flaps were 13, 0… CONTINUE READING