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Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery Aşil tendon ve yumuşak doku defektinin rekonstrüksiyonunda serbest radial önkol flep transferi: Olgu Sunumu [Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg]
Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2005; 11(3): 258-262

Aşil tendon ve yumuşak doku defektinin rekonstrüksiyonunda serbest radial önkol flep transferi: Olgu Sunumu

Erhan Çoşkunol1, Oğuz Özdemir1, Taçkın Özalp2
1Ege University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, İzmir, Turkey
2Celal Bayar University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Manisa, Turkey


Free radial forearm flap transfer for the reconstruction of the Achilles tendon and soft tissue defect: a case report

Erhan Çoşkunol1, Oğuz Özdemir1, Taçkın Özalp2
1Ege University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, İzmir, Turkey
2Celal Bayar University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Manisa, Turkey

Reconstruction of the soft tissue defects around the Achilles tendon is a difficult challenge. This condition traditionally has been treated with staged procedures. We report a case treated with a one stage procedure. A neuromusculocutaneous radial forearm free flap was used for the reconstruction of an achilles tendon and for covering the overlying large soft tissue defect caused by a gun shot injury. The defect on the Achilles tendon was 15 cm in length and soft tissue loss was 18 x 10 cm. The flap including flexor carpi radialis muscle tendon was applied over the Achilles tendon. A terminolateral arterial anostomosis was performed on the tibialis posterior artery. There was no complication except a mild superficial infection on the lateral side of the flap treated by antibiotherapy. A satisfactory functional result was obtained. Application of a free neuromusculocutaneous radial forearm composite flap is a good technique to cover achilles tendon and soft tissue defects and to restore the function as a one stage procedure.


Erhan Çoşkunol, Oğuz Özdemir, Taçkın Özalp. Free radial forearm flap transfer for the reconstruction of the Achilles tendon and soft tissue defect: a case report. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2005; 11(3): 258-262
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