• Free second dorsal metacarpal artery flap for digital reconstruction: when you cannot go local, you can go free

    5 monthes ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Traditionally flaps based on the dorsal metacarpal artery system are used as pedicled or islanded flaps to cover defects on the dorsum of the hand or digits. In these areas they provide like for like tissues in texture, colour and quality to skin over the digits. 1, 2, 3.
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