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May 1972

Muscle Transposition in Deep Localized Burns

Author Affiliations

Bronx, NY
From the Department of Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.

Arch Surg. 1972;104(5):710-711. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1972.04180050084021
Abstract

Defects from burns of the lower extremity involving bone were closed by transposing nearby muscle and covering by split-thickness skin grafts in three patients. The outcome was successful and the rehabilitation period was considerably shortened. The method is recommended as a relatively simple way of managing a difficult problem.

References
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Goldman L, Gardner RE: Burns: A Symposium . Springfield, Ill, Charles C Thomas Publisher, 1965.
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Order SE, Moncrieff JA: The Burn Wound . Springfield, Ill, Charles C Thomas Publisher, 1965.
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