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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A split-thickness flap was carefully elevated, extending beyond the mucogingival junction, leaving the periosteum attached to the bone surface and untouched.
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.