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The coracoid process is supplied by a direct branch of the 2nd part of the axillary artery permitting use of the coracoid as a vascularised bone flap, and improving it's viability in Latarjet or Bristow procedures

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Background: A comprehensive understanding of the anatomy of the vascular supply of the coracoid is needed to ensure that the coracoid remains vascularised in order to optimize bone union during any coracoid transfer procedures. It is the purpose of this study to present an anatomical overview of the blood supply of the coracoid process, describing a previously unidentified vessel that arises directly from the axillary artery and nourishes the ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.bjps.2019.01.014

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2017-5193
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery More from this journal
Volume:
72
Issue:
4
Pages:
609-615
Publication date:
2019-01-15
Acceptance date:
2019-01-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-0539
ISSN:
1748-6815
Pmid:
30795992
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
977322
Local pid:
pubs:977322
Deposit date:
2020-04-11

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