Limb Salvage pp 199-206 | Cite as

Orthopaedic and Plastic Reconstruction of Large Bone and Soft Tissue Defects

  • P. Ritschl
  • H. Piza-Katzer
  • H. Feldner-Busztin
  • R. Kotz
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Incorrect biopsies, large hematomas, inadequate previous operations, infiltrating and/or ulcerating tumors, and necroses make extensive skin and soft tissue resections necessary in limb-salvaging procedures [7]. At the Orthopaedic Clinic of the University of Vienna, 15 large bone and soft tissue tumor resections, requiring a soft tissue reconstruction, were performed on the lower limb and pelvis-sacrum area between 1984 and 1988. They were done in cooperation with the Department for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


Limb Salvage Soft Tissue Defect Soft Tissue Reconstruction Musculocutaneous Flap Latissimus Dorsi Flap 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Ritschl
    • 1
  • H. Piza-Katzer
    • 1
  • H. Feldner-Busztin
    • 1
  • R. Kotz
    • 1
  1. 1.Orthopaedic University Clinic of ViennaViennaAustria

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