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Free innervated sole of foot transfer for contralateral lower limb salvage.

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This case illustrates some important technical aspects of lower limb reconstruction. The free fillet of sole flap can be salvaged from an amputated lower extremity and used to reconstruct traumatic defects in ipsilateral and contralateral lower limbs. End-to-side neurorrhaphy is clinically useful, providing distal reinnervation in the absence of a proximal stump without damaging the donor nerve. Sharp adventitiotomy is a valuable adjunct that can be flap saving in the treatment of persistent ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Volume:
118
Issue:
4
Pages:
93e-97e
Publication date:
2006-09-05
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EISSN:
1529-4242
ISSN:
0032-1052
URN:
uuid:fc0da7da-62b4-48d8-8f13-e155c9775ae9
Source identifiers:
226727
Local pid:
pubs:226727

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