Soft-tissue coverage of the shoulder and brachium

H. C. Vasconez, S. Oishi

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Injuries to the upper extremity often involve bone and soft-tissue elements, as do injuries to the lower extremity. Proper reconstruction of the soft-tissue deficits in concert with bone restoration is essential to final recovery. Better understanding of the blood supply and newer concepts of managing severely injured limbs has improved the ability to manage these challenging problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)435-448
Number of pages14
JournalOrthopedic Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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