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flap surgery

a type of breast reconstruction that is performed in a single stage, in some cases at the same time as a mastectomy.

flap surgery

Surgery in which a flap of tissue or periosteum is raised. An amputation flap is a tissue flap produced to cover the amputation stump.
See also: surgery

flap op·er·a·tion

(flap op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
In dental surgery, operation in which a portion of the mucoperiosteal tissues is surgically detached from the underlying bone for better access and visibility.
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16% of the 120 blood cultures were positive for micro-organism after a periodontal flap surgery.
We found that the vasodilatory inotrope, milrinone, when infused intravenously during free flap surgery, did not improve flap survival or decrease the need for reoperation.
Multiple surgical team free flap surgery is a complex process.
Four hundred and seventy-one molars received the root-resection procedure, without flap surgery (NFS), whereas, 45 molars underwent the root-resection procedure with flap surgery (FS) [Figure 1].
18) All 10 were still able to undergo either pharyngeal flap surgery or sphincter pharyngoplasty without complications.
11] There was an appreciable result in free flap surgery group which provided a single stage procedure with less infection and non-union complications.
Flap surgery involves moving the scalp with hair to an adjacent area that's lacking hair.
Technique for Below-Knee Amputation--in our study we used posterior flap technique rather than flap skew flap surgery (3).
The PerioLase MVP-7 is the only dental laser designed specifically for use in LANAP--an FDA-cleared and patented Laser Periodontal Therapy (LPT) technique that offers a proven, vastly less painful and less invasive treatment alternative to conventional scalpel/suture flap surgery.
has described that biceps brachii is without doubt a considerable component in plastic surgery but it is known that accessory heads of biceps brachii would be expandable and possibly has more value in flap surgery rather that the two main heads.
Instead of referring the patient to the periodontist for crown lengthening, you may be able to eliminate flap surgery.