Pre-expanded Bipedicled Supratrochlear Perforator Flap for Simultaneous Reconstruction of the Nasal and Upper Lip Defects

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Pre-expanded Bipedicled Supratrochlear Perforator Flap for Simultaneous Reconstruction of the Nasal and Upper Lip Defects

The double “S” principle should be followed for facial reconstruction: the “ similarity” of the donor site to the defect area and the reconstruction should be based on the different…

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Pre-expanded Free Perforator Flaps

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Pre-expanded Free Perforator Flaps

Pre-expanded perforator flaps are the most recent technical way to shape tissue for exact needs. Reconstruction with pre-expanded free perforator flaps has proven successful in terms of obtaining more extensive,…

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Pre-expanded Paraumbilical Perforator Flap

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Pre-expanded Paraumbilical Perforator Flap

The paraumbilical perforator flap is the first and the most famous perforator flap. Pre-expansion increases the flap dimension and reduces the flap thickness and donor site morbidities, making the paraumbilical…

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Pre-expanded Super-Thin Skin Perforator Flaps

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Pre-expanded Super-Thin Skin Perforator Flaps

Patients with severe postburn scar contractures underwent reconstruction of skin defects after scar excision with pre-expanded super-thin skin perforator flaps supplied primarily by perforators via the “bridging effect” from the…

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Imaging Studies for Preoperative Planning of Perforator Flaps

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Imaging Studies for Preoperative Planning of Perforator Flaps

The vascular anatomy of perforators varies between individuals; thus, accurate preoperative assessment of perforators is essential for safely planning perforator flaps. Perforator computed tomographic angiography (P-CTA) with multidetector-row computed tomography…

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An Overview of Pre-expanded Perforator Flaps

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on An Overview of Pre-expanded Perforator Flaps

Pre-expanded perforator flaps have several advantages over their traditional counterparts owing to the thin, more pliable nature, larger size, and minimum morbidity of the donor site. Recently, plastic surgeons have…

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An Overview of Pre-expanded Perforator Flaps

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on An Overview of Pre-expanded Perforator Flaps

Pre-expanded perforator flaps, a combination of tissue expansion with perforator flaps, are emerging as another landmark of plastic surgery. This flap inherits the characteristics of both perforator flaps and expanded…

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Pre-expanded Perforator Flaps

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Pre-expanded Perforator Flaps

Lee L.Q. Pu, MD, PhD, FACS, Editor Chunmei Wang, MD, PhD, Editor Perforator flap surgery has indeed revolutionized reconstructive plastic surgery. With accurate knowledge of the perforator anatomy, plastic surgeons…

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