Flap Survival After Previous Vascular Pedicle Division and Preexisting Scar Formation at the Pedicle Site An Experimental Study

Yilmaz K. B. , Gurunluoglu R., Bayramicli M.

ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.73, no.4, pp.434-440, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 73 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/sap.0b013e31827fb346
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.434-440


Background: We conducted an experimental study to investigate if it would be possible to re-elevate a flap at a standard flap site if its vascular pedicle was mutilated previously and there was a preexisting scar formation at the pedicle site.