Advantages

Advantages to the scapular flap include pedicle length, vessel diameter, donor site morbidity, and versatility. Perhaps the most important characteristic of the scapula free flap is the ability to use several composite tissues based on a single vascular pedicle for the reconstruction of very large and complex three-dimensional defects.

Figure 58 The relevant neurovascular anatomy of the serratus flap. Note that the nerves and vessels enter the muscle from its outer surface. The serratus branch of the thoracodorsal artery supplies only the lower three or four slips of the muscle and these slips of muscle will be harvested.
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