Volume 9, Issue 3 (2020)                   WJPS 2020, 9(3): 339-342 | Back to browse issues page

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Dadaci M, Yildirim M E C, Uyar I, Ince B. Reconstruction of Below Knee Stump with Free Plantar Fillet Flap: A Case Report. WJPS 2020; 9 (3) :339-342
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1- Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Konya, Turkey
2- Bilecik State Hospital, Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic, Bilecik, Turkey , dr.cem_yildirim@hotmail.com
3- Tokat State Hospital, Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic, Tokat, Turkey
Abstract:   (3060 Views)
Here, we present a 45-year-old male patient who had right leg fracture in several pieces, arterial ischemia, multiple muscle, tendon losses and degloving injury on the distal thigh and knee undergoing emergency surgery due to a high-energy traffic accident and explain our experience with reconstruction of below knee stump using free plantar fillet flap in order to prevent above knee amputation in a patient with vascular injuries, multi-part fractures and soft tissue losses in the lower extremity.
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ePublished: 2020/04/13

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