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Intrinsic Flaps in Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Hand
19 June 2008 (online)
Many recently developed flaps have broadened the spectrum of soft-tissue coverage in defects of the hand and digits. This includes many intrinsic flaps of the hand as well as some small free flaps for particular clinical situations. This article gives an overview of the more recent developments in the field of flap design and their clinical application.
Flap design - soft-tissue defects - intrinsic flaps - dorsal metacarpal arteries