The Prepuce Free Flap: Dissection Feasibility Study and Clinical Application of a Super‐Thin New Flap

  title={The Prepuce Free Flap: Dissection Feasibility Study and Clinical Application of a Super‐Thin New Flap},
  author={Paul M.N. Werker and A S Terng and Moshe Kon},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
&NA; The aim of this study was to develop a free flap of the male prepuce. First, a dissection feasibility study was performed in eight male cadavers. Dissection proved feasible, and the mean surface area of the prepuce, when folded out, was 46.7 cm2. The mean pedicle length was 15 cm, with a mean diameter of the inferior external pudendal artery at its origin of 1.2 mm and a mean diameter of the inferior external pudendal vein at its origin of 1.9 mm. Next, a viability study was performed by… Expand
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