volume 39, issue 6, P449-452 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.10.019
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Thomas Mücke, Andreas Albert Müller, Katinka Kansy, Wock Hallermann, Heiko Kerkmann, Nils Schuck, Hans-Florian Zeilhofer, Jürgen Hoffmann, Frank Hölzle

Abstract: Refinement in microvascular reconstructive techniques over the last 30 years has enabled an increasing number of patients to be rehabilitated for both functional and aesthetic reasons. The purpose of this study was to evaluate different microsurgical practice, including perioperative management, in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The DÖSAK collaborative group for Microsurgical Reconstruction developed a detailed questionnaire which was circulated to units in the three countries. The current practice of the …

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