Prone positioning precautions in plastic surgery

Michele Shermak, Brenda Shoo, E. Gene Deune

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Prone positioning carries with it risks associated with neural and vascular compression. Meticulous attention to avoiding compression will protect against the risks associated with improper positioning, particularly for plastic surgeons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1584-1588
Number of pages5
JournalPlastic and reconstructive surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - Apr 15 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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