Flap reconstruction of the elbow and forearm: A case-based approach

Joshua M. Adkinson, Kevin C. Chung*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Elbow and forearm wounds have distinct reconstructive requirements, but both require a durable and pliable solution. Pedicle, free fasciocutaneous and muscle, and distant (2-stage) flaps have a role in wound reconstruction in these unique areas. This article presents practical surgical cases as a guide to soft tissue reconstruction of the elbow and forearm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)153-163
Number of pages11
JournalHand Clinics
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

Keywords

  • Elbow wounds
  • Flap reconstruction
  • Forearm wounds

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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