Perforator flaps of the facial artery angiosome.

@article{Kannan2013PerforatorFO,
  title={Perforator flaps of the facial artery angiosome.},
  author={Ruben Yap Kannan and Bhagwat S Mathur},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  year={2013},
  volume={66 4},
  pages={483-8}
}
For small to moderate-sized defects in the head and neck region, local flaps have been the mainstay of reconstruction for years. However, in certain instances, additional flap translation is required be it advancement, transposition or rotation. In such cases, the local flap concept is combined with perforator flap know-how, allowing larger loco-regional flaps to be raised to reconstruct relatively larger defects, even in cosmetically-expensive areas. In our cohort of fifteen patients', we have… CONTINUE READING
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