Accelerating recovery after trauma with free flaps

Gerald D. Harris*, Daniel J. Nagle, Victor L. Lewis, Bruce S. Bauer

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Free flap versatility and dependability make the final result of microvascular reconstruction highly predictable. Free tissue transplantation should be considered as a primary treatment after trauma. The early use of free tissue transfer will result in fewer operations and a shortened duration of hospitalization in the initial post-trauma period.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)849-855
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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