Treatment of chronic osteomyelitis using the medial sural perforator flap.


PURPOSE The successful treatment of chronic osteomyelitis requires radical debridement followed by the obliteration of anatomical defects. It presents one of the most difficult challenges in medicine. The reconstruction of these defects with local or free non-muscle flaps also enables good blood flow as per that observed in muscle flaps. This is known as an… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bjps.2008.07.018


5 Figures and Tables