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The use of ovarian vessels for microvascular tissue transfer in lower extremity limb salvage.
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PMID:  23152123     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Limb salvage procedures in previously operated, radiated, and vessel-depleted fields rely heavily on the use of microvascular tissue transfer. This report illustrates the feasibility of the use of ovarian vessels for the revascularization of a free flap. We have achieved success with the use of rectus abdominis muscle free flap for coverage of exposed vascular reconstruction in the 75-year-old soft tissue sarcoma patient with twice chemoradiated femoral and hypogastric defect, preventing external hemipelvectomy. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Microsurgery, 2012.
Authors:
Alex Senchenkov; Franklin H Sim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Microsurgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1098-2752     ISO Abbreviation:  Microsurgery     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309230     Medline TA:  Microsurgery     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. senchenkov@yahoo.com.
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