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Medicine » Surgery » "Skin Grafts", book edited by Madhuri Gore, ISBN 978-953-51-0973-0, Published: February 6, 2013 under CC BY 3.0 license. © The Author(s).

Chapter 8

Use of Skin Grafts in Free Flap Reconstruction

By Anya Li, Mark K. Wax and Tamer Ghanem
DOI: 10.5772/53305

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