What is a nasolabial flap?
The nasolabial flap is a pedicled flap with a wide description and application for use in lateral nasal wall, ala, columella, and intraoral reconstruction. It is a versatile flap that is well tolerated by the patient, with very acceptable donor-site scars.
What is transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap?
This is usually done by passing the muscle tissue and blood vessels through a tunnel under the skin to the chest. A transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap forms a natural-looking breast, so the patient usually does not need a breast implant. It is a type of breast reconstruction. Also called TRAM flap.
What is the difference between graft and flap?
A “skin graft” is the transfer of a portion of the skin (without its blood supply) to a wound. A “flap” consists of one or more tissue components including skin, deeper tissues, muscle and bone.
What is latissimus flap?
In a latissimus dorsi flap procedure, an oval flap of skin, fat, muscle, and blood vessels from your upper back is used to reconstruct the breast. This flap is moved under your skin around to your chest to rebuild your breast.
What type of flap is latissimus dorsi flap?
The latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap (LDMF) is one of the most reliable and versatile flaps used in reconstructive surgery. The latissimus dorsi may be transferred as a myofascial flap, a myocutaneous flap, or as a composite osteomyocutaneous flap when harvested with underlying serratus anterior muscle and rib.
What is myocutaneous Flapa?
myocutaneous flapa compound flap of skin and muscle with adequate vascularity to permit sufficient tissue to be transferred to the recipient site. See also axial pattern flapand random pattern flap.
What is a musculosacral flap?
mus·cu·lo·cu·ta·ne·ous flap. a pedicled skin flap, often an island flap, with attached subjacent muscle, investing fascia, and blood supply. myocutaneous flap. a compound flap of skin and muscle with adequate vascularity to permit sufficient tissue to be transferred to the recipient site.
What is gracilis myocutaneous flap?
Gracilis myocutaneous flapfor the coverage of an extensive scrotoperineal defect and protection of the ruptured urethra and testes. Aesthetic scrotal reconstruction following extensive Fournier’s gangrene using bilateral island pedicled sensate anterolateral thigh flaps: A case report
What is the difference between jump flap and myocutaneous flap?
jump flapone cut from the abdomen and attached to a flap of the same size on the forearm. The forearm flap is transferred later to some other part of the body to fill a defect there. myocutaneous flapa compound flap of skin and muscle with adequate vascularity to permit sufficient tissue to be transferred to the recipient site.