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perforate

Etymology: L, perforare, to pierce
1 v, [pur′fôrāt] to pierce, punch, puncture, or otherwise make a hole.
2 adj, [purfôrit] riddled with small holes.
3 adj, [pur′fôrit] (of the anus) having a normal opening; not imperforate. perforation, n.

perforate

(pĕr′fō-rāt) [L. perforatus, pierced with holes]
1. To puncture or to make holes.
2. Pierced with holes.

perforate

(of e.g. corals) possessing pores.
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The flap elevation technique is relatively simple, perforator location or skeletalisation is not needed and hence can easily be duplicated by young surgeons.
Unfortunately, even when properly designed with perforators at the base of the flap, the distal- most portion is often random in its blood supply.
The perforator pedicled propeller flap is a useful and versatile option for coverage of compound lower limb defects, where the alternative means of coverage would have been a free flap.
Perforators from the anterior interventricular artery (AIV)
Recently, perforator taps have been used to reduce postoperative pain, shorten hospital stay, and lessen donor-site complications.
For example, Diamond Manufacturing, one of the country's largest custom perforators, began producing screens for the coal industry in northeast Pennsylvania in 1915, but as demand for coal screens declined, the company's output switched to architectural grilles.
Incompetent perforators were seen in most of the cases in the present study (43 limbs, 93.
With the patient in the prone position, the anatomical landmarks are drawn and the SGA and its perforators are identified with the help of unidirectional Doppler ultrasound.
5) The pedicled SGAP flap was elevated on perforators from the superior gluteal artery by careful dissection of the musculocutaneous perforators from the gluteus maximus muscle.
of Patients 1 Saphenofemoral Ligation Only 2 2 Saphenofemoral Ligation with 45 Subfascial Perforators Ligation 3 Saphenofemoral Ligation, 16 Saphenopopliteal and Perforators Ligation 4 Perforators Ligation only 4 5 Saphenofemoral Ligation, Perforators 15 Ligation with Segmental excision of varicosities 6 Along with SSG for ulcers 10 Table 1.
The venous function was measured with duplex scan (Colour Doppler) and preop mapping of superficial venous system and incompetent perforators with the help of a Sonologist, experienced with study of vascular disorders.
Contract notice: The Supply of Staples, Staplers and Perforators.