Omental transfer for salvage of the moribund lower extremity

Piano, Giancarlo; Massad, Malek G.; Amory, David W.; Eton, Darwin; Chaer, Rabih; Benedetti, Enrico; Jecius, Algimantas; Kumins, Norman H.; Baraniewski, Henry M.; Schuler, James J.
May 1998
American Surgeon;May1998, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p424
Academic Journal
Describes three medical cases using omental transfer in patients who had severe necrotizing fasciitis and osteomyelitis in the lower extremities. Anatomy of the omentum and techniques for lengthening; Establishment of the surgical technique for omental transplantation; Revascularization after omental graft.


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