LOWER EXTREMITY RECONSTRUCTION WITH BIPEDICULATED FREE DEEP INFERIOR EPIGASTRIC ARTERY PERFORATOR (DIEP) FLAP: A CASE REPORT


Yogun N. F. , Karaaltin M. V. , GÜNEREN E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.19, no.3, pp.135-137, 2011 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.135-137

Abstract

Higher quality, fast, safe and permanent repair results can be observed with lower extremity reconstruction with free tissue transfer. Nevertheless the partial or total loss of flap is a serious problem due to the vascular problems of free tissue transfer.