Use of the rectus abdominis muscle flap in urological reconstructive procedures.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The rectus abdominis muscle flap has been used successfully in 4 reconstructive procedures complicated by tissue loss or urinary fistula. This simple procedure is advocated as an alternative to the use of omentum when prior abdominal surgery precludes omental mobilization. No adverse functional nor cosmetic result to the abdominal wall resulted.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Robertson, CN; Riefkohl, R; Webster, GD

Published Date

  • May 1, 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 135 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 963 - 965

PubMed ID

  • 2937934

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-5347

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-5347(17)45938-6


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States