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Plast Reconstr Surg. 1983 Dec;72(6):766-77.

Skin flap failure: pathophysiology.


An experimental study was undertaken in pigs to clarify the pathophysiologic events occurring in a failing skin flap. It was demonstrated that skin flaps fail because of arterial insufficiency. Arteriovenous shunting is not a major cause of skin flap necrosis.

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