tubed flap

tubed flap

a technique for transfer of a distant skin flap in which the flap is elevated, sutured side to side to enclose raw surfaces, and its distal end inset to the recipient site.

tubed flap

(tūbd flap)
A flap in which the sides of the pedicle are sutured together to create a tube, with the entire surface covered by skin.
Synonym(s): Filatov flap, Filatov-Gillies flap.

Filatov,

(Filatow), Vladimir P., Russian ophthalmologist, 1875-1956.
Filatov flap - a flap in which the sides of the pedicle are sutured together to create a tube, with the entire surface covered by skin. Synonym(s): tubed flap
Filatov operation - obsolete term for penetrating keratoplasty.
Filatov-Gillies flap - Synonym(s): Filatov-Gillies flap; Filatov-Gillies tubed pedicle; tubed flap
Filatov-Gillies tubed pedicle - Synonym(s): Filatov flap
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A tubed flap is then created by sewing it around the red rubber catheter with absorbable suture.
In cases of ring avulsion injuries, tubed flaps with later transfer of neurosensory island flaps can be used.