[The keystone design perforator island flap in reconstructive surgery].

  title={[The keystone design perforator island flap in reconstructive surgery].},
  author={Chao Yang and Xin Xing and Jianguo Xu and Miao Xu and Shuo Fang and Zhaosheng Sun},
  journal={Zhonghua zheng xing wai ke za zhi = Zhonghua zhengxing waike zazhi = Chinese journal of plastic surgery},
  volume={30 1},
OBJECTIVE To introduce the experience in skin defects reconstruction using keystone design perforator island flap. METHODS Since June 2012 to June 2013, the flaps have been used in 14 patients. The size of defects ranged from 1 cm x 1 cm to 5 cm x 9 cm at the extremities, trunk and facial region. The trapezoidal shaped flap has the same width as the defect. The flap is designed along the edge of the defect with 90 degree angle at the ends of the island flap. This curvilinear- and trapezoidal… CONTINUE READING

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