Using the sac membrane to close the flap donor site in large meningomyeloceles


Bozkurt C., Akin S., Dogan S., Ozdamar E., Aytac S., Aksoy K., ...More

BRITISH JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.57, no.3, pp.273-277, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjps.2003.11.002
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.273-277

Abstract

If a large transposition flap with or without muscle is used for closure of a large meningomyelocele defect, then, a part of the donor site of the flap can be closed by split thickness skin graft, which produces an additional donor wound for the patient.