Chimeric Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator (TAP) Flap–Scapula Flap for Repair of Congenital Floating Thumb

Isao Koshima*, Hirofumi Imai, Shuhei Yoshida, Shogo Nagamatsu, Kazunori Yokota, Shuji Yamashita, Haruki Mizuta, Jason H. Ko, Susie Zhi Jie Yao

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Abstract

When reconstructing a congenital floating thumb, we describe two children in whom preservation of all five digits is achieved through successful transfer of a thoracodorsal artery perforator (TAP) flap and vascularized scapula.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)240-244
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery Global Online
Volume1
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2019

Keywords

  • Chimera flap
  • congenital anomaly
  • floating thumb
  • hand
  • thumb

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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