tubed flap

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tubed flap

a technique for transfer of a distant skin flap in which the flap is elevated, sutured side to side to enclose raw surfaces, and its distal end inset to the recipient site.

tubed flap

(tūbd flap)
A flap in which the sides of the pedicle are sutured together to create a tube, with the entire surface covered by skin.
Synonym(s): Filatov flap, Filatov-Gillies flap.

Filatov,

(Filatow), Vladimir P., Russian ophthalmologist, 1875-1956.
Filatov flap - a flap in which the sides of the pedicle are sutured together to create a tube, with the entire surface covered by skin. Synonym(s): tubed flap
Filatov operation - obsolete term for penetrating keratoplasty.
Filatov-Gillies flap - Synonym(s): Filatov-Gillies flap; Filatov-Gillies tubed pedicle; tubed flap
Filatov-Gillies tubed pedicle - Synonym(s): Filatov flap
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As we can see in Figure 6, several minor differences (TNF-L, IL-1B, and IL-6) were observed in the immune response in two swine models (DIEP + Mesh repair-P1 and Filatov flap repair-P2), but these need to be validated on a higher number of animals.