A New Method for Elbow Arthrodesis for Soft-tissue Coverage: The Use of Biceps Brachii Muscle Flap


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Bas S., Bas S., Uyan U., Durgun M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.26, no.2, pp.77-80, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/tjps.tjps_29_18
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.77-80

Abstract

Elbow arthrodesis is a rarely applied and difficult procedure that is performed to reduce extremity pain and prevent amputation in various clinical states. Infection, nonunion, plate-screw exposition, and skin loss are the major complications of this procedure. In this report, a new reconstruction technique with biceps brachii muscle flap was presented in a case of elbow arthrodesis performed with three operations.