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Parintosa Atmodiwirjo
Mohamad Rachadian Ramadan
Sara Ester Triatmoko
Nadhira Anindita Ralena


Summary: The anterolateral thigh (ALT) flap is the flap with various components based on perforators from the descending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery. This flap has a number of advantages and disadvantages. It can be used to reconstruct defects after oncologic resection and coverage following amputation or to preserve limb length. The contraindications include unsuitable donor sites, inadequately debrided recipient sites, and morbid obesity. Preparations for ALT procedure consist of history taking, physical examinations, and supporting examinations.


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Atmodiwirjo P, Ramadan MR, Triatmoko SE, Ralena NA. How To Harvest the Anterolateral Thigh Free Flap. J Plast Rekons [Internet]. 2020Apr.10 [cited 2020Aug.14];7(1):1-. Available from:
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