Original communication| Volume 69, ISSUE 1, P106-110, January 1971

The surgical management of decubitus ulcers by muscle transposition

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      The surgical treatment of sacral and trochanteric decubitus ulcers by the technique of muscle transposition and skin grafting is described. This method of management is particularly indicated in lesions where the defects are large and deep and in large undermining lesions with minimal skin loss. Current methods of surgical management are critically reviewed. Preoperative and operative considerations are described.
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