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Anterolateral Thigh Perforator Flap

  • He-Ping ZhengEmail author
  • Yong-Qing Xu
  • Jian Lin
  • De-Qing Hu
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Abstract

The anterolateral thigh skin flap was a flap based on the lateral circumflex femoral artery, which could be made into a tensor fascia lata myocutaneous perforator flap pedicled with the ascending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery and an anterolateral thigh perforator flap pedicled with the descending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • He-Ping Zheng
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yong-Qing Xu
    • 2
  • Jian Lin
    • 3
  • De-Qing Hu
    • 4
  1. 1.The 900th Hospital of PLAClinical Anatomic CenterFuzhouChina
  2. 2.Orthopaedic DepartmentKunming General Hospital of PLAKunmingChina
  3. 3.Shanghai JiaoTong UniversityXin-hua Hospital (ChongMing)ShanghaiChina
  4. 4.Orthopaedic DepartmentThe First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical UniversityFuzhouChina

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