The versatile reverse-flow digital artery cross-finger flap.

  title={The versatile reverse-flow digital artery cross-finger flap.},
  author={Mustafa Ersin Nuzumlali and Kahraman Ozturk and Oya Bayri and Selim Cepel and Can Gurbuz},
  journal={Techniques in hand & upper extremity surgery},
  volume={11 4},
Various flaps have been described for the reconstruction of the soft tissue defects of the digits, but these are not applicable to all kinds of defects. Moreover, these techniques are mostly 2-staged operations that require long-term immobilization. In this study, reverse-flow digital artery cross-finger flap was used to cover various volar and dorsal digital defects in 9 cases. Seven of 9 cases that had follow-up period longer than 2 years were evaluated, and all had good results. We recommend… CONTINUE READING