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Vascularization of skin following implantation of an arteriovenous pedicle

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dc.contributor.author Falco, Nancy A.
dc.contributor.author Pribaz, Julian J.
dc.contributor.author Eriksson, Elof
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-03T07:26:53Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-03T07:26:53Z
dc.date.copyright 1992 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1098-2752 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/10730
dc.description.abstract In a rat model, a skin flap was fabricated by implantation of a distally ligated arteriovenous pedicle. The femoral artery and vein were implanted as a unit beneath the abdominal skin, a portion of which was later raised as an island flap, based on these vessels. Percentage area of survival, tissue blood flow, and pattern of vascularity were compared in two groups of flaps. In group I, the pedicle to be implanted was dissected with a cuff of surrounding muscle still attached; in group II, the pedicle was skeletonized to the level of adventitia. Flap survival in the two groups was similar (73% vs.77%), as was skin blood flow (5.4 vs. 5.7 ml/100 g/min). Angiography demonstrated two principal patterns of vascularization: connection between donor and recipient vessels (inosculation), and sprouting and arborization of new vessels. Strengths and limitations of this and other models of flap “prefabrication” are discusssed. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Vascularization of skin following implantation of an arteriovenous pedicle en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle implications in flap prefabrication en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201408989 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Microsurgery en_US
dc.journal.volume 13 en_US
dc.journal.issue 5 en_US
dc.article.pages 249-254 en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1002/micr.1920130511 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Falco, N. A., Pribaz, J. J., & Eriksson, E. (1992). Vascularization of skin following implantation of an arteriovenous pedicle: implications in flap prefabrication. Microsurgery, 13(5), 249-254. en_US
dc.author.email nancy.chedid@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/micr.1920130511 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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