local flap

lo·cal flap

a flap transferred to an adjacent area in one stage. The pedicle may or may not require later division to correct contour or uncover intervening skin.

lo·cal flap

(lō'kăl flap)
A flap transferred to an adjacent area.
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Keystone flap is a relatively simple local flap, which provides suitable cover to the axilla after excision of hidradenitis suppurativa and facilitates normal range of shoulder movement after surgery.
After leakage was stopped and the cavity was filled, a secondary suture or a local flap was used to cover the wound.
The indications of the local flap is to cover small defects throughout the lower leg using adjacent, undamaged soft tissue.
The preferred surgical procedure is excision and primary closure either directly or with the help of a local flap.
The advantages of this are as follows: it allows restoration of the anatomic contour of the foot, is relatively quick and easy to raise with a two team approach (one team debriding the area and preparing recipient vessels and a second team raising the flap), can cover a defect larger than a local flap such as medial plantar artery instep flap, is pliable and less bulky than other fasciocutaneous flaps, and is also sensate hence providing protection to the foot.
The beneficial effect of NO on tissue flap health has been demonstrated in a number of local flap studies.
Different methods adopted for treatment of fingertip injury are secondary healing, [1] semiocclusive dressing, [2] split-thickness skin graft and local flap coverage.
9,10 Moreover it is a local flap associated with less surgical morbidity and thus less hospital stay.
In our case the fistula was repaired with a local flap and the palatal perforation developed as a complication after the septal surgery.
In 10 digits with major pulp loss, local flap resurfacing was performed to enhance wound healing, he said.