V-Y advancement flap for the reconstruction of partial and full thickness defects of the upper lip

V-Y advancement flap for the reconstruction of partial and full thickness defects of the upper lip

Author Carvalho, Lucia Miiko Yojo de Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Ramos, Roberto Rudge Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Santos, Ivan Dunshee de Abranches Oliveira Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Brunstein, Flávia Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Lima, Alessandra Haddad Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Ferreira, Lydia Masako Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract We analysed the records of 25 patients who had their upper lips reconstructed after resection of a tumour. All the repairs were done with triangular Cutaneous and musculocanteous flaps With a Skill island with V-Y advancement, and a subcutaneous or muscular pedicle With Or without mucosa. The choice of flap was based on the width of the defect after the tumour had been resected. A subcutaneous pedicled 11,11) Was used ill 14 patients, a musculocutaneous flap not including the mucosa in 5. and including the mucosa in 6. This flap call be used to repair upper lip defects of any thickness. The procedure is quite Safe frOul a Circulatory point of view and the flap has the advantage of requiring only one procedure. It is aesthetically satisfactory in Most patients and maintains the good function and sensitivity of the lip.
Keywords flap
upper lip reconstruction
V-Y flap
upper lip neoplasm
skin cancer
Language English
Date 2002-01-01
Published in Scandinavian Journal Of Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery And Hand Surgery. Oslo: Taylor & Francis As, v. 36, n. 1, p. 28-33, 2002.
ISSN 0284-4311 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Taylor & Francis As
Extent 28-33
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/028443102753478345
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000174585300005
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/11600/45570

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