Soft Tissue and Bone Reconstruction in Severe Open Fractures of the Lower Extremity

Heim, Dominik
February 2009
European Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery;Feb2009, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the development of the soft tissue and bone reconstruction in the treatment of severe open fractures and sequelae. He mentions that the therapeutic strategies are not real or realistic solutions for such limb- and sometimes life-threatening situations in all parts of the world. He reveals that there are a wide variety of flaps that can be used to perform early coverage of soft tissue defects in the presence of open fractures.


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