The rat groin flap: Can it survive on the epigastric nerve blood supply alone?

A. Sagi, M. Ferder, H. L. Yu, B. Strauch

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Rat groin flaps were divided from their blood supply with and without cutting the epigastric nerve. Only small areas of the flaps were infrequently able to survive, probably as skin grafts. The intrinsic blood supply of the nerve did not contribute to the survival of these flaps.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-164
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of reconstructive microsurgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1986


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  • Surgery

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