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Extended posterior flap for transtibial amputation

Blanck, Ryan
Smith, Douglas G
Published in Orthopedics. 2005, vol. 28, no. 6, p. 542-6
Abstract This article presents a modified posterior flap technique for transtibial amputation, which includes a thick posterior fascio-myocutaneous flap at least 5 cm longer than the traditional flap, two separate layers of fascial closure, and proximal translation of the suture line.
Keywords AdultAgedAmputationAmputation StumpsArtificial LimbsFemaleHumansMaleMiddle AgedSurgical FlapsTibia/surgery
PMID: 16138465
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Research group Chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique (98)
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ASSAL, Mathieu, BLANCK, Ryan, SMITH, Douglas G. Extended posterior flap for transtibial amputation. In: Orthopedics, 2005, vol. 28, n° 6, p. 542-6. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:39539

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