Medial gastrocnemius muscle flap for the reconstruction of unhealed amputation stumps

TOSUN B. , SELEK Ö. , Gok U., Tosun O.

JOURNAL OF WOUND CARE, vol.26, no.8, pp.504-507, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.12968/jowc.2017.26.8.504
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF WOUND CARE
  • Page Numbers: pp.504-507


Objective: Unhealed amputation stumps after transtibial amputation are common and often require reamputation futher up the leg. The aim of our study is to describe our experience with medial gastrocnemius muscle flap coverage following a transtibial amputation.