Plasty with Pedicle Muscular Flaps at Treatment of Infectious Complications after Stabilizing Operations on the Spine

Abstract


Experience in use of transferred pedicle muscular flaps for the treatment of 7 patients with infectious complications after previously performed stabilizing operations on the spine is presented. Revision interventions showed failure of implanted transpedicular constructions on the background of osteomyelitis with vast infected cavities. To compensate for vast wound defects with soft tissue deficit that remained after removal of stabilizing systems and necrectomy plasty with transferred muscular flaps was performed. Primary wound healing was achieved in all cases. At follow up from 1 to 4 years relapse of pyo-inflammatory process in the zone of intervention was detected in no one case.

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