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Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg. 2010 Jun;44(3):178-80. doi: 10.3109/02844310802271121.

New method of tunnelling for omental transposition in the treatment of a complex radionecrotic groin ulcer.

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Department of Plastic Surgery, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Abstract

Omental transposition is often used for reconstruction of soft tissue in the groin. However, the potential for incisional hernia is a relative contraindication. We report the cure of a groin ulcer with omental transposition using a new method of tunnelling to avoid herniation.

PMID:
20158431
DOI:
10.3109/02844310802271121
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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