arterialized flap

ar·te·ri·al·ized flap

a flap with an identifiable nutrient artery and draining veins. Compare: random pattern flap.

arterialized flap

a flap whose blood supply in the new site is maintained by a vein that is grafted to an artery.
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The nasolabial flap is a local arterialized flap with an axial blood supply provided either by the facial artery (inferiorly based flap), or by the superficial temporal artery through its transverse facial branch, and the infraorbital artery (superiorly based flap).
Single-stage reconstruction of soft-tissue defects including the Achilles tendon using the dorsalis pedis arterialized flap along with the extensor digitorum brevis as bridge graft.