Vascular mapping of the leg with multi-detector row CT angiography prior to free-flap transplantation.

@article{Chow2005VascularMO,
  title={Vascular mapping of the leg with multi-detector row CT angiography prior to free-flap transplantation.},
  author={Lawrence Chun Kuen Chow and Alessandro Napoli and Matthew Brady Klein and James Chang and Geoffrey D. Rubin},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={237 1},
  pages={353-60}
}
PURPOSE To retrospectively evaluate multi-detector row computed tomographic (CT) angiography in determining donor- and recipient-site arterial suitability for successful vascularized free-flap transplantation. MATERIALS AND METHODS The institutional review board granted approval; informed consent was waived, and the study was HIPAA compliant. Lower extremities of 20 (12 male, eight female; mean age, 51 years; range, 10-84 years) patients undergoing vascularized free-flap procedures were… CONTINUE READING