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The Resident Reader: Reconstruction—Lower Extremity

  • Creator:   Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Updated:   8/22/2019
  • Contains:  15 items
The Resident Reader: Articles that Will Heighten Your Surgical Skills" is a compilation of article collections organized by different subsections of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery featuring the essential articles for residents. This project was led by PRS Resident Ambassadors to the Editorial Board. Each subsection was built by groups of plastic surgery residents from around the world. This section was most-recently cultivated by M. Shuja Shafqat, MD.

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Perforator-Pedicled Propeller Flaps in Lower Extremity Defects: Identification of Risk Factors for Complications

Bekara, Farid; Herlin, Christian; Mojallal, Ali; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(1):314-331, January 2016.

Creator: Greg Hallock MD
Duration: 4:48
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Video 4 displays perforator flap priorities according to the involved zone of the lower extremity. From the MOC article, “Evidence-Based Medicine – Lower Extremity Acute Trauma”, December 2013. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Keywords: Lower extremity; Reconstruction; Flap; Perforator flap;
Creator: Greg Hallock MD
Duration: 4:30
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
See Video 3 which displays guidelines for the role of pedicled perforator flaps in each zone of the lower extremity available in the “Related Videos” section of the Full-Text article on PRSJournal.com or, for Ovid users. From the MOC article, “Evidence-Based Medicine – Lower Extremity Acute Trauma”, December 2013. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Keywords: Lower extremity; Reconstruction; Flap; Perforator flap;
Creator: Greg Hallock MD
Duration: 4:31
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Video 2 shows a subunit approach for choosing flap priorities for the foot & ankle. From the MOC article, “Evidence-Based Medicine – Lower Extremity Acute Trauma”, December 2013. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Keywords: Lower extremity; Reconstruction; Flap; Perforator flap;
Creator: Greg Hallock MD
Duration: 2:36
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Video 1 defines the zones of the lower extremity and their corresponding traditional flap priorities. From the MOC article, “Evidence-Based Medicine – Lower Extremity Acute Trauma”, December 2013. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Keywords: Lower extremity; Reconstruction; Flap; Perforator flap;
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Creator: L. Scott Levin MD
Duration: 9:10
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
This video demonstrates the use of a reverse adipo-fascial sural flap with skin graft for coverage of a lateral ankle / foot wound. From the “Perineal and Lower Extremity Reconstruction” CME, November 2011. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Keywords: Lower extremity; Perineal; Reconstruction; Pedicle flap; Free flap;
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Creator: Bruce J. Taylor MD
Duration: 9:42
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
This video demonstrates the use of a rotational gastrocnemius muscle flap with skin graft for coverage of a small proximal tibial wound. From the “Perineal and Lower Extremity Reconstruction” CME, November 2011. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Keywords: Lower extremity; Perineal; Reconstruction; Pedicle flap; Free flap;