The reverse posterior interosseous artery flap: technical considerations in raising an easier and more reliable flap.

@article{Acharya2012TheRP,
  title={The reverse posterior interosseous artery flap: technical considerations in raising an easier and more reliable flap.},
  author={Ashwath Madhusudan Acharya and Anil K. Bhat and Kumar Bhaskaranand},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={575-82}
}
PURPOSE Major injuries of the hand with skin loss often require early flap cover, which should be versatile, simple in technique, and safe. The reverse posterior interosseus flap satisfies all of these requirements. Over the years, refinements in the technique of harvesting this flap have evolved to prevent venous congestion and flap necrosis. This study presents adaptations to avoid such complications and raise a successful flap. METHODS A total of 21 patients underwent this flap… CONTINUE READING

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