flap reconstruction

flap reconstruction

an alternative to skin expansion as a method of breast reconstruction after mastectomy. It involves creation of a skin flap using tissue from another part of the body, such as the back or abdomen. The flap is attached to the chest to create a pocket for implantation or to build a breast mound.
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12 patients with 30-60% of Full-thickness Upper eyelid defect underwent Tenzel flap reconstruction under general anaesthesia.
NEW YORK -- Though flap reconstruction can provide elegant solutions with very good cosmesis after Mohs surgery and other excisional procedures, skin grafts provide another set of options.
Transoral wide tumor excision with an oral mucosal flap reconstruction was performed smoothly.
Fronto-orbital advancement and reconstruction, total calvarial remodelling and box flap reconstruction techniques were used.
After discussion at the multi-disciplinary meeting, Mr S was recommended and scheduled for a right hemi-mandibulectomy, selective neck dissection, fibular free flap reconstruction, pectoralis major flap reconstruction and tracheostomy.
Therefore, graft and flap reconstruction was done in all patients (Figures 2, 3).
TA has been described as a good option for exposure of the middle third of the tibia, and is often associated with the use of gastrocnemius flap reconstruction.
reported a patient with vulvar PG that was successfully managed through surgical debridement and primary closure without flap reconstruction (7).
For women who underwent DIEP flap reconstruction, QOL scores were similar to those for women of similar age in the general population.
The patient was graded as stage 4 A according to Andrade classification and planned for surgical release of fibrotic bands and inferiorly based melolabial flap reconstruction bilaterally under general anaesthesia.
Reported advantages include easy availability of the flap, large blood supply (facial artery, maxillary artery and superficial temporal artery) that the recipient bed receives, ease of mobility, minimum donor site morbidity, procedure simplicity, low complication rates and less time consuming, compared to other flap reconstruction procedures.
Findlay, "Keystone island flap reconstruction of parotid defects," Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, vol.