Double-opposing V-Y inferior gluteal artery fasciocutaneous flaps for the restoration of the intergluteal cleft during reconstruction of large perineal defects

Double-opposing V-Y inferior gluteal artery fasciocutaneous flaps for the restoration of the... A technique for restoring the intergluteal cleft during the reconstruction of large perineal defects is described. A modification of the bilateral V-Y inferior gluteal artery advancement flaps with double-opposing, deepithelialised dermal flaps is used to recreate the intergluteal cleft. In our series of 15 patients, this technique produced reliable results with high patient satisfaction. We recommend this technique as a reliable and effective modification of the traditional V-Y advancement flap to give a more aesthetically pleasing intergluteal cleft for reconstructing perineal defects. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Double-opposing V-Y inferior gluteal artery fasciocutaneous flaps for the restoration of the intergluteal cleft during reconstruction of large perineal defects

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-011-0646-2
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