delayed flap

de·layed flap

a flap incised and/or raised in its donor area in two or more stages to increase its chances of survival after transfer.

de·layed flap

(dĕ-lād' flap)
A flap raised in its donor area in two or more stages to increase its chances of survival after transfer.
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Delayed flap reconstruction with vacuum-assisted closure management of the open IIIB tibial fracture.
Standard Flap size of 10 X 20 cm and Delayed flap size of 10 X 27cm.
Road traffic accident (RTA) was the prime cause of the defect of hand and distal forearm, were classified in to four categories: category 1 included non-crushed soft tissue injuries of hand and distal forearm with exposed tendons and bone, but without any injuries to tendons or bones; in category 2 included non-crushed soft tissue injuries of hand and distal forearm with injuries to tendons, bones and nerves; category 3 comprised crush injuries for which we initially did wound debridement with delayed flap cover.
Reconstruction with this delayed flap is accomplished in two stages (figure).
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