Wound tension and ‘closability’ with keystone flaps, V‐Y flaps and primary closure: a study in fresh‐frozen cadavers

De Costa, Alan (2018) Wound tension and ‘closability’ with keystone flaps, V‐Y flaps and primary closure: a study in fresh‐frozen cadavers. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88 (10). pp. 1087-1088.

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Abstract

Aspects of the enigma of the keystone flap (KF) are challenged by the well thought out work of Donovan et al.1 The experimental design and its limitations are well described. One reservation on the experimental suturing protocol is that the apical suture on the flap can be a ‘pulley’ suture, a double bite producing much greater tension and closability of a majority of defects. That stretchability is related to closability can hardly be argued. That viability is maintained despite this in well designed KF is a matter of record.

Item ID: 55747
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
Copyright Information: Copyright © 2018 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
ISSN: 1445-2197
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2018 23:34
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110323 Surgery @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920118 Surgical Methods and Procedures @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920117 Skin and Related Disorders @ 50%
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