Venous Flap for Dorsum of Foot Soft Tissue Defect: An Apt Alternative for Small Defects with Adjunct Modalities
Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery,
The utilization of venous flaps for small defects lesser than 4cm has its advantage of preserving the artery in the donor site and providing an adequate soft tissue without much of dissection needed for arterial flaps. In this case series, we discuss the utilization of saphenous venous flap in closure of the dorsal soft tissue defect of the foot. We utilized hyperbaric oxygen therapy as an adjunct to prevent venous congestion and to provide adequate neo-vascularization for the survival of the flap.
- Venous flap
- hyperbaric oxygen therapy
- saphenous vein
- tarso-metatarsal joint
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