gluteal flap

gluteal flap

Reconstructive surgery A free flap of tissue from the buttock, which may be used in breast reconstruction
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Adding to this the simple surgical technique, large available surface, reduced operating time and concealed scars, the V-Y advancement gluteal flap is a noteworthy choice in the armamentarium of the reconstructive surgery of the perineum.
The bilateral gluteal flaps were well integrated in the recipient area, no scar contractures were present and the skin was soft and pliable (Figure 8).
Karydakis modified radical excision by proposing a curvilinear incision lateral to the midline with the creation of a gluteal flap and debridement of the sinus tracts [7].
There are also reports of using upper gluteal flaps or micro vascular-free transverse rectus abdominis muscle (TRAM) flaps nourished by the internal thoracic vessels as recipient vessels in lieu of the hypo plastic latissimus dorsi56.