Wound coverage after modified hip disarticulation using a total adductor myocutaneous flap.

@article{Dormans1997WoundCA,
  title={Wound coverage after modified hip disarticulation using a total adductor myocutaneous flap.},
  author={John Paul Dormans and M. Tere Vives},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1997},
  volume={335},
  pages={218-23}
}
There are several options available for wound coverage after hip disarticulation and hemipelvectomy. Standard flaps for closure are not always available due to the 3-dimensional extent of the tumor and availability of satisfactory tissue for coverage. This article details a new coverage technique after a modified hip disarticulation using a total adductor myocutaneous flap in a patient with radiation induced osteosarcoma of the femur after Ewing's sarcoma. In this case, neither the commonly… CONTINUE READING