Short-term augmentation of venous drainage with extra-corporeal shunt and simultaneous auto-transfusion, for salvaging a congested free flap
Patil, Rahul K.
- Publisher: Medknow Publication & Media Pvt Ltd
Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery : Official Publication of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India,
(issn: 0970-0358, eissn: 1998-376X)
Ideas and Innovations | external shunt | venous obstruction in free flap | RD1-811 | Extracorporeal drainage | salvage of congested flaps | Surgery
Adequate drainage of venous blood is the most critical part of successful free tissue transfer. We report a case of anterolateral thigh flap used for covering open communited tibial fracture. The flap was salvaged with short term augmentation of venous drainage with ext...