Perfecting the design of the gluteus maximus perforator-based island flap for coverage of buttock defects.

BACKGROUND The new design of the gluteus maximus perforator-based island flap for coverage of gluteal defects has the distinct advantage of being able to use customizable tissue components for coverage and at the same time sparing the source vessel. This adds a further option for use in reconstruction. METHODS After excisional débridement of the lesion, a… CONTINUE READING