• thigh
  • Flap-based procedures use a woman's own tissue taken from the abdomen, thigh, or buttocks to reconstruct the breast. (medicaldialogues.in)
  • Dr. Haddock is a pioneer in the surgery from back of the thigh, and his expertise, combined by Dr. Teotia's pioneering work in multiple flaps from the abdomen, continues to improve the aesthetic outcomes for patients seeking a high level of breast reconstructive care. (medicaldialogues.in)
  • In the TUG flap procedure, your surgeon will utilize fatty tissue, muscle and blood vessels from the inner thigh to reconstruct your breast. (marnieclark.com)
  • The skin and fat carried by the inner thigh flap can be a transversely oriented ellipse just below the groin and buttock crease, which allows the donor site to be closed similar to a thigh lift, resulting in a well concealed scar. (marnieclark.com)
  • Alternatively the incision can be extended vertically along the inner thigh to capture more tissue volume in a sort of fleur-de-lis design, and this allows larger breasts to be reconstructed with the inner thigh flap. (marnieclark.com)
  • Pedicled thigh flaps are the other flap frequently used for phalloplasty in the United States. (verywell.com)
  • the lateral circumflex femoral artery perforator (LCFAP) flap (previously named anterolateral thigh or ALT flap) and the thoracodorsal artery perforator (TAP) flap, mainly for the extremities and the head and neck region as a free flap and for breast and thoracic wall reconstruction as a pedicled perforator flap. (wikipedia.org)
  • The secondary donor-sites for harvesting adipocyte and skin tissues to create a free flap are the regions of: (i) the gluteus maximus muscles, (ii) the medial thigh, (iii) the buttocks, and (iv) the waist of the woman's body. (wikipedia.org)
  • procedure
  • Breast reconstruction with flap surgery is a complex procedure performed by a plastic surgeon. (mayoclinic.org)
  • This is what can make the traditional SIEA flap inconsistent and unreliable in terms of success," said Dr. Sumeet S. Teotia, Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, who developed the procedure with Dr. Nicholas Haddock, Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery. (medicaldialogues.in)
  • As a type of plastic surgery, the free-flap procedure for breast reconstruction employs tissues, harvested from another part of the woman's body, to create a vascularised flap, which is equipped with its own blood vessels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therapeutically, the free-flap breast reconstruction procedure is always possible after radiation oncology for the treatment of breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgical procedures are commonly categorized by urgency, type of procedure, body system involved, degree of invasiveness, and special instrumentation. (wikipedia.org)
  • nerves
  • Doctors may also use flap surgery to help them reconstruct facial features or nerves. (utah.edu)
  • Nerves from the flap and the tissue it has been attached to may eventually connect. (wikipedia.org)
  • Finally, the RFF flap requires the surgeon to be skilled in microsurgery, since the flap is fully removed from the arm and needs to be reconnected to the nerves and blood supply near the groin. (verywell.com)
  • gracilis
  • The gracilis muscle is commonly used as a flap in microsurgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a pedicled flap, gracilis muscle can be used in perineal and vaginal reconstruction, after oncological surgery, in the treatment of recurrent anovaginal and rectovaginal fistulas as well in the coverage of the neurovascular bundle after vascular surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a functioning pedicled flap, the gracilis muscle can be transferred for the treatment of anal incontinence. (wikipedia.org)
  • wound
  • The type of trauma and wound you exhibit will determine how you are treated. (plasticsurgeryofgwinnett.com)
  • With an advancement flap, incisions are extended out parallel from the wound, creating a rectangle with one edge remaining intact. (wikipedia.org)
  • Type of defects include: Reconstruction of post-traumatic defects: Some areas of the body has missing tissue either from a trauma or from some existing wound. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reconstruction of esophageal (food-pipe) continuity using segments of intestine A defect is created surgically (either following removal of a tumor or following cleansing of a wound) An incision is made over the area from where the flap will be taken. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wound infections are the second-most common type of human infection associated with Aeromonas. (wikipedia.org)
  • skin
  • This flap is taken from the back and is made up of fat and muscle with or without skin. (utah.edu)
  • Abdominal flaps use skin, fat, and sometimes muscle. (utah.edu)
  • Basal-cell carcinomas, melanoma and all other types of skin cancer are treated in a standardised manner in close collaboration with the relevant departments. (germany.travel)
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center was among the first in the world to offer a four-flap breast reconstruction, using fat and skin from the back of each leg and from two spots on the stomach to reconstruct natural breast materials. (medicaldialogues.in)
  • Other, much less common, complications of phalloplasty include partial or total flap loss and issues with the skin graft. (verywell.com)
  • Whereas a flap that is vascularised by a perforator traversing only through muscle to supply the underlying skin is called a muscle perforator. (wikipedia.org)
  • Here are some of the more common classifications by tissue type: Cutaneous flaps contain the full thickness of the skin and superficial fascia and are used to fill small defects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Various types of tissue may be transferred as a "free flap" including skin and fat, muscle, nerve, bone, cartilage (or any combination of these), lymph nodes and intestinal segments. (wikipedia.org)
  • The severity of avulsion ranges from skin flaps (minor) to degloving (moderate) and amputation of a finger or limb (severe). (wikipedia.org)
  • In rock climbing, a "flapper" is an injury in which parts of the skin are torn off, resulting in a loose flap of skin on the fingers. (wikipedia.org)
  • To fix this injury and to be able to continue climbing, many climbers will apply sports tape to the flapped finger to cover up the sensitive area of broken skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • involve
  • The advances in the techniques and technology that popularized microsurgery began in the early 1960s to involve other medical areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Direct or tubed flaps involve having the flap connected to both the donor and recipient sites simultaneously, forming a bridge. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • According to the classification of Mathes and Nahai, it presents a type II blood supply, allowing it to be transferred on its artery derived from the medial circumflex femoral artery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regional flap- This uses a section of tissue that is attached by a specific blood vessel. (utah.edu)
  • These types of flaps stay attached to their blood supply. (utah.edu)
  • Another theory about the cause of this type of glaucoma is that there is poor blood flow (perfusion) to the optic nerve. (aoa.org)
  • Unlike radial arm flaps, these flaps stay connected to their original blood supply. (verywell.com)
  • When a flaps' blood supply depends on a muscle perforator, this flap is called a muscle perforator flap. (wikipedia.org)
  • Flaps can be fundamentally classified by their level of complexity, the types of tissues present, or by their blood supply. (wikipedia.org)
  • The flap is disconnected from the body except for the uncut edge which contains the blood supply which feeds in horizontally. (wikipedia.org)
  • A free flap has the blood supply cut and then reattached microsurgically to a new blood supply at the recipient site. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reverse-flow flaps are a type of axial flap in which the supply artery is cut on one end and blood is supplied by backwards flow from the other direction. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most common serious complication of a free flap is loss of the venous outflow (e.g. a clot forms in the vein that drains the blood from the flap). (wikipedia.org)
  • because it possesses a robust blood supply, there is a low risk of tissue necrosis, either of the flap or of the adipocyte fat, and the reconstructed breast can tolerate oncologic radiotherapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • breast
  • In some cases, these flaps can be used by themselves to create a small volume breast. (utah.edu)
  • Microsurgery is also the main form of treatment offered for congenital malformations of the breast and hand and for reconstructions following tumour resections. (germany.travel)
  • In addition, as with all types of breast reconstruction, two or three stages performed a few months apart are often required to complete the reconstruction process and to obtain the best cosmetic result. (wikipedia.org)
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  • Different Types
  • Following are the different types of glaucoma and their potential causes. (aoa.org)
  • Similarly, there are benefits and advantages to the different types of penile prostheses. (verywell.com)
  • Mucous retention cysts are most commonly seen in individuals that endure high vocal stress in their daily lives, while epidermoid cysts are usually congenital or second to vocal trauma (see lead section for more information on different types of cysts). (wikipedia.org)
  • advantages
  • The main advantages of this flap are that it's relatively large, easy to harvest, and sensitive to touch. (verywell.com)
  • Tumors
  • The main types of pituitary adenomas are: PRL-secreting or prolactinomas: These are the most common pituitary tumors. (wikipedia.org)
  • muscle
  • The name of the particular flap is retrieved from its perforator and not from the underlying muscle. (wikipedia.org)
  • If there is a potential to harvest multiple perforator flaps from one vessel, the name of each flap is based on its anatomical region or muscle. (wikipedia.org)
  • Muscle flaps can provide bulk or functional muscle. (wikipedia.org)