CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Plast Surg 2004; 37(02): 129-130
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1697227
Brief Communication
Association of Plastic Surgeons of India

A simple method for immobilising the upper limb following groin or abdominal flaps for soft tissue defects in the hand

Jagannath B. Kamath
Department of Orthopaedics, Kasturba Medical College and Wenlock District Hospital, Mangalore - 575 001, India
,
Chitta Ranjan Sahu
Department of Orthopaedics, Kasturba Medical College and Wenlock District Hospital, Mangalore - 575 001, India
,
Thangam Verghese Joshua
*  Department of Surgery, Kasturba Medical College and Wenlock District Hospital, Mangalore - 575 001, India
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Publication Date:
15 January 2020 (online)

ABSTRACT

Abdominal and groin flaps are the main workhorse for soft tissue defects in hand injuries. A simple and easy method is being described for immobilising the upper limb following abdominal and groin flaps for soft tissue defects of the hand using commonly available clavicular braces. This is devoid of all the problems of immobilisation using the common methods such as adhesive plasters and pin fixators and has its own advantages.

 
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