In the last 10 years with the advances in microsurgery of techniques and materials the indications for free tissue transfer have considerably been increased. But, there are still some limitations and drawbacks. Among risk factors associated with flap failure, atherosclerosis can affect both the flap and the recipient vessels of free microvascular tissue transfers. The purpose of this paper is to discuss about the pathogenesis of Monckeberg's sclerosis, and the topics that must be taken into consideration when performing microsurgery in these patients.
|Autori:||Cigna, Emanuele; Lo Torto, F; Parisi, P; Felli, A; Ribuffo, D.|
|Titolo:||Management of microanastomosis in patients affected by vessel diseases|
|Anno del prodotto:||2014|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|