Versatility of the anterolateral thigh flap with vascularized fascia lata for reconstruction of complex soft-tissue defects: clinical experience and functional assessment of the donor site.

@article{Kuo2009VersatilityOT,
  title={Versatility of the anterolateral thigh flap with vascularized fascia lata for reconstruction of complex soft-tissue defects: clinical experience and functional assessment of the donor site.},
  author={Y R Kuo and M Yeh and Hsiang-Shun Shih and Chien-Chang Chen and Pao-Yuan Lin and Yuan-Chang Chiang and S R Jeng},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={124 1},
  pages={171-80}
}
BACKGROUND The anterolateral thigh flap is commonly used for reconstruction of various soft-tissue defects. This article presents the authors' approach to one-stage reconstruction of composite soft-tissue defects using an anterolateral thigh flap with a vascularized fascia lata. METHODS This retrospective review analyzed 973 patients who had undergone anterolateral thigh flap reconstruction for various soft-tissue defects over the past 10 years. Various types of complicated defects in 36… CONTINUE READING

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