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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
URL: http://wjps.ir/article-1-571-en.html
Bilecik State Hospital, Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic, Bilecik, Turkey
Abstract:   (1370 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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Type of Study: case report | Subject: General
Received: 2019/12/9 | Accepted: 2020/05/21 | Published: 2020/04/13

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