latissimus dorsi flap

latissimus dorsi flap

Surgery A tissue flap consisting of skin, tissue, blood vessels, and the latissimus dorsi
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The 8 cm x 10 cm chest wall defect was reconstructed with inlay PROCEED mesh and reinforced with a pedicled latissimus dorsi flap.
9]/l, a decision was taken to perform a latissimus dorsi flap under anti-aggregant cover.
The branches to serratus anterior were of sufficient dimensions to support either a latissimus dorsi flap or a serratus anterior flap (9).
Free latissimus dorsi flap transfer for subtotal scalp and cranium defect reconstruction: report of 7 cases.
A pedicled latissimus dorsi flap was done for soft tissue coverage of elbow defect in one patient three months after which free fibula flap was done.
Pedicled latissimus dorsi flap was used for coverage of arm and elbow defects as well as a functional flap.
The reverse Latissimus dorsi flap for congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair.
Nine surgical chapters detail procedures including reduction mammoplasty, lateral thoracic flaps, nipple sparing mastectomy and reconstruction, repair of the partial mastectomy defect with the latissimus dorsi flap, and staged-immediate free tissue transfer.
Sixteen of the 70 patients had extended latissimus dorsi flap reconstructions without implants.
Mastectomy is usually the mainstay of surgical treatment in stage 3 disease but the extent of surgery thought appropriate may vary from surgeon to surgeon, with some having a more conservative approach and others advocating resection of extensive disease with fascia and muscle and a latissimus dorsi flap.
He subsequently developed a recurrence of the primary 3 months later and underwent further surgery, which involved a radical resection, a superficial parotidectomy, a modified radical neck dissection, and latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction.