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)
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 tubed pedicle - Synonym(s): Filatov flap