The assessment and enhancement of skin flap viability.


One of the most difficult tasks facing the reconstructive surgeon is the successful transfer of skin flaps. Despite recent dramatic advances in the application of skin flaps and despite the skill and experience of the surgeon, flaps still fail. This review discusses the methods regarded as most accurate in assessing skin flap viability, and the techniques used to augment flap survival.

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@article{Donegan1980TheAA, title={The assessment and enhancement of skin flap viability.}, author={Jack Donegan}, journal={Head & neck surgery}, year={1980}, volume={2 6}, pages={470-5} }