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Myocutaneous Vulvo-vaginal Reconstruction

  • C. G. Lacey
  • C. P. Morrow

Abstract

As we reflect upon the vast scope of medical progress over the last quarter of a century or look even more specifically at surgical advances during this time, we find few techniques or innovations that provide tangible relief to a patient in terms of reduced pain and suffering or improved quality of life. In this regard the introduction and rapid growth of musculo-cutaneous flap surgery over the past decade has provided a humanitarian contribution to medicine of profound value. This is especially so in gynaecological oncology where the anatomical devastation from ultra-radical surgery or overzealous radiation therapy often leaves an agonising residuum in the form of an indolent or unhealing wound.

Keywords

Gynaecological Oncology Myocutaneous Flap Great Saphenous Vein Gracilis Muscle Pubic Tubercle 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. G. Lacey
  • C. P. Morrow

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