subcutaneous flap

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous flap

a flap in which the pedicle is denuded of skin and transferred beneath the skin of the recipient area.

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous flap

(sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs flap)
A pedicle flap in which the pedicle is denuded of epithelium and buried in the subcutaneous tissue of the recipient area.
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5 cm wide) with supple tissues and no infection, the transverse local subcutaneous flap was effective.
A full thickness subcutaneous flap is elevated from the thenar eminence where the recipient digit meets the palm.
Volume displacement represents the simplest option for partial breast reconstruction and is usually preferred over techniques for volume replacement which involve more extensive surgery with harvesting of a myocutaneous or subcutaneous flap.
Among the node-positive patients, three of the recurrences were in subcutaneous flaps away from the nipple at 13, 30, and 46 months of follow-up.
This difference can be easily explained by elimination of 3 important steps needed in the onlay technique which are the dissection of big subcutaneous flaps haemostatis after dissection and mesh fixation.
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