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Skin flap classification

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Introduction

  • Skin flaps can be a useful tool for closing large wounds and may be an under-utilized tool in farm animal surgery.
  • This article summarizes the types of surgical skin flaps that may be utilized. Details on individual techniques may be found in the related content Skin flap techniques.

Classification

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Further Reading

Publications

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Other sources of information

  • Winkler K P (2020) Surgical Techniques in Wound Management in Animals. MSD Manual. Website: www.msdvetmanual.com.
  • Swaim S (2017) How to Perform a Transposition Flap​. DVM360. Website: www.youtube.com.
  • Swaim S (2017) Single Pedicle Advancement Flap. DVM360. Website: www.youtube.com.
  • Pavletic M M (1992) Atlas of Small Animal Reconstructive Surgery. 2nd edn. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, USA.

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