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Table 1 Electronic database search—Ovid EMBASE and MEDLINE

From: Protocol for a systematic review of venous coupler devices versus hand-sewn anastomosis for microsurgical free flap reconstruction

  Concept 1 AND Concept 2 AND Concept 3
MeSH term  
 OR free flap, microsurgical   veins   surgical anastomosis
Key words  
 OR “flap*”   “vein”   “couple*”
 OR “free flap*”   “venous”   “anastomotic coupler”
 OR “free tissue transfer”     “venous coupler”
 OR      “coupled device”