The use of propeller perforator flaps for diabetic limb salvage: a retrospective review of 25 cases

@inproceedings{Georgescu2012TheUO,
  title={The use of propeller perforator flaps for diabetic limb salvage: a retrospective review of 25 cases},
  author={Alexandru Georgescu and Ileana Rodica Matei and Irina Mihaela Capotă},
  booktitle={Diabetic foot & ankle},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Peripheral vascular disease and/or diabetic neuropathy represent one of the main etiologies for the development of lower leg and/or diabetic foot ulcerations, and especially after acute trauma or chronic mechanical stress. The reconstruction of such wounds is challenging due to the paucity of soft tissue resources in this region. Various procedures including orthobiologics, skin grafting (SG) with or without negative pressure wound therapy and local random flaps have been used with… CONTINUE READING