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A Model of Free Tissue Transfer: The Rat Epigastric Free Flap

DOI :

10.3791/55281-v

10:10 min

January 15th, 2017

January 15th, 2017

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1Anatomy Department, NOVA Medical School, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, 2Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department and Burn Unit, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central - Hospital de São José, 3UCIBIO, Life Sciences Department, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, 4CEDOC, NOVA Medical School, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, 5Physics Department, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, LIBPhys, 6Pathology Department, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central – Hospital de São José

This paper describes the steps required to raise a fasciocutaneous epigastric free flap and transfer it to the neck in the rat.

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