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In 1906, the first myocutaneus flap was described when used to cover a chest wall defect created by a wide mastectomy. His paper was missed until the early 1970s. Who was he?
Correct Answer is CComment:
Tansini. Tansini described the latissimus dorsi flap which he undertook in 1897 and published in 1906.
- Tansini I. Sopra il mio nuovo processo di amputazione della mamella. Riforma Med 1906; 12: 757 and Gazetta Medica Italiana 1906; 57: 141.
- Hutchins EH. A method for the prevention of elephantiasis. Surg Gynec Obst 1939; 69: 795.
- Campbell DA. Reconstruction of the anterior thoracic wall. J Thoracic Surg 1950; 19(3): 456-61.