Sural flap delay procedure: a preliminary report.

  title={Sural flap delay procedure: a preliminary report.},
  author={Detlev Erdmann and Neil Gottlieb and Jeffrey S. Humphrey and Trung C Le and William F. Bruno and L. S. Levin},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  volume={54 5},
Over the last decade, the sural flap has been popularized as a suitable alternative to free-tissue transfer for soft-tissue coverage of the lower extremity. However, flap failure rates may be increased especially if patients have certain risk factors, such as age over 40 years, peripheral artery disease, venous insufficiency, diabetes mellitus, and others… CONTINUE READING