Comparison of sub- versus suprafascially raised anterolateral thigh free flaps with regard to donor-site morbidity, function and aesthetics
Microsurgery | 21 Nov 2017
S Fischer, Y Diehm, C Hirche, T Kremer, A Daigeler, U Kneser and JF Hernekamp
Although the anterolateral thigh flap (ALT) is one of the most frequently applied free flaps in plastic surgery, it remains controversial if the flap should be raised in a sub- or suprafascial plane. The purpose of this study was to compare both harvest techniques regarding donor-site morbidity and outcomes.
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