J Orthop Traumatol 2014 Sep 24;15(3):225-9. Epub 2014 Jun 24.
Patankar's Hand and Limb Reconstruction Clinic, 204, Garodia Market, Plot no. 8-A, D.K. Sandu Marg, Chembur, Mumbai, 400071, Maharashtra, India.
: Soft tissue defects over the mid- and distal third tibia, heel, dorsum and plantar aspect of the foot and over the medial, lateral and posterior aspect of the ankle are a common scenario in clinical orthopaedic practice. In this article, we describe the utility of the reverse sural fasciocutaneous flap with a cutaneous pedicle in 109 clinical cases with distal lower limb soft tissue defects.Materials And Methods
: A total of 109 patients were operated on for moderate (5-15 cm) and large (more than 15 cm) soft tissue defects at various sites along the lower limb including foot, heel and sole with the reverse sural fasciocutaneous flap. Read More