Fascial feeder and perforator-based V-Y advancement flaps in the reconstruction of lower limb defects.

@article{Niranjan2000FascialFA,
  title={Fascial feeder and perforator-based V-Y advancement flaps in the reconstruction of lower limb defects.},
  author={Niri S. Niranjan and Richard D. Price and Prashant Govilkar},
  journal={British journal of plastic surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={53 8},
  pages={679-89}
}
The principle of the V-Y advancement flap has been used since its first description by Blasius (1848) for reconstruction of smaller defects. We wish to describe V-Y advancement flaps, the design of which includes distinct perforator or fascial feeder vessels, which may originate from periosteum, muscle, cutaneous nerve or from large tendon sheaths. These flaps are planned in an oblique manner when there is a defect over the anterior, antero-lateral or antero-medial aspect, and in a vertical… CONTINUE READING

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