Comparison of Dorsal Intercostal Artery Perforator Propeller Flaps and Bilateral Rotation Flaps in Reconstruction of Myelomeningocele Defects.
- Goktekin Tenekeci,
- Yavuz Basterzi,
- Sakir Unal,
- Alper Sari,
- Yavuz Demir,
- Celal Bagdatoglu,
- Bahar Tasdelen
Turk Neurosurg 2018 Apr 9. Epub 2018 Apr 9.
Mersin University Hospital, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Mersin, Turkey.
Aim: Bilateral rotation flaps are considered the workhorse flaps in reconstruction of myelomeningocele defects. Since the introduction of perforator flaps in the field of reconstructive surgery, perforator flaps have been used increasingly in the reconstruction of various soft tissue defects all over the body because of their appreciated advantages. The aim of this study was to compare the complications and surgical outcomes between bilateral rotation flaps and dorsal intercostal artery perforator (DICAP) flaps in the soft tissue reconstruction of myelomeningocele defects. Read More