J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2018 Feb 7. Epub 2018 Feb 7.
Red Cross Hospital, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Vondellaan 13, 1942 LE, Beverwijk, The Netherlands; Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Amsterdam Movement Sciences, VU University Medical Centre, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address:
: The ischial region is the site most affected by pressure sores and has the highest recurrence and complication rates compared to other affected sites. We developed a practical and safe pedicled flap for reconstruction of ischial pressure sores based on the rich available perforators from the internal pudendal artery and the surplus of skin at the infragluteal fold.Methods
: A retrospective cohort study was conducted in all patients who underwent ischial pressure ulcer reconstruction using the PIPAP flap between March 2010 and March 2017. Read More