Eur J Plast Surg (2013) 36:669–670 DOI 10.1007/s00238-013-0824-5 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Vaginal reconstruction with rectus abdominis myocutaneous flaps after abdominoplasty Bryan J. Correa & Erik M. Wolfswinkel & William M. Weathers & Tue Dinh Received: 13 December 2012 /Accepted: 8 March 2013 /Published online: 18 April 2013 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013 Sir, exception that the entire width and length of fascia under the In vaginal reconstruction, autologous flaps can provide coverage skin paddle was included with the flap. This was done in order of a critical wound and return of function, which significantly to capture as many musculocutaneous perforators as possible, improves psychological well-being and quality of life. Many maximizing perfusion to the skin paddle. After elevation, the patients will have multiple reconstructive options for a vaginal flap maintained normal capillary refill and demonstrated good defect; however, there are some cases where an ideal flap exists bleeding throughout the entire length of the skin paddle (Fig. and the alternatives are either suboptimal or infeasible. We 2a). The flap was then folded on itself to create the neovaginal present a case to demonstrate the viability of performing a vault (Fig. 2b) and inset into the pelvis after dissection of
European Journal of Plastic Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Oct 1, 2013
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera