split-thickness flap

split-thick·ness flap

(split-thik'nĕs flap)
A flap of a portion of the skin (i.e., the epidermis and part of the dermis), or of part of the mucosa and submucosa, but not including the periosteum.
Synonym(s): partial-thickness flap.

split-thick·ness flap

(split-thik'nĕs flap)
Flap of portion of skin (i.e., epidermis and part of dermis), or of part of mucosa and submucosa, but not including the periosteum.
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Among their topics are the history of dental implants, characteristics of implant-abutment prosthetic systems: a paradigm shift, engineering aspects of Bicon implants, treatment planning and basic procedures, implant placement in adolescents, ridge splitting and the split-thickness flap, factors affecting bone levels and restorations of short implants, implant placement in compromised tissue, and bone regeneration: materials and techniques.
Non-perforated split-thickness flap is used to close non-load-bearing surface lesions in case of foot tissues lack.