Pressure sore treatment can be difficult and challenging. In this retrospective study, we have found that the hamstring V-Y advancement flaps have a much higher recurrence rate and a higher rate of complications. Our results may be limited by the retrospective nature of this study but they imply that the V-Y advancement flaps should not be used as a first choice for ischial pressure sore treatment. Level of Evidence: Level IV, therapeutic study.
European Journal of Plastic Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Dec 1, 2014
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