Suspension of Leg via a Single Tibial Pin Provides Postoperative Elevation and Pressure Off-loading for Lower Extremity Free Flaps

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P ostoperative positioning of patients undergoing reconstruction of posterior leg and foot defects remains a significant challenge. Considerations include the necessity to elevate the lower extremity, relieve pressure, perform local wound care, and ensure patient comfort. Many solutions have been proposed in the literature including the maintenance of a… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/GOX.0b013e31828c3215

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@inproceedings{Kapadia2013SuspensionOL, title={Suspension of Leg via a Single Tibial Pin Provides Postoperative Elevation and Pressure Off-loading for Lower Extremity Free Flaps}, author={Sameer Mehbub Kapadia and Madeleine J. Gust and Mohammed S. Alghoul and Gregory Ara Dumanian}, booktitle={Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open}, year={2013} }