Keystone Perforator Island Flap
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Keystone Perforator Island Flap

This Keystone Perforator Island Flap course will teach you:

  • The Keystone Perforator Island Flap: an advancement flap. The main objective of this flap is to close a defect, secondary to trauma or excision of a lesion, while maintaining the functionality and esthetics of the area.

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Keystone Perforator Island Flap:

  • Skin necrosis

With the following tips you might perform the Keystone Perforator Island Flap even better:

  • Flap markings
  • Facilitation of wound closure

After studying the Keystone Perforator Island Flap course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Flap failure

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Step by step

Flap design

Skin

Identify

Identify the resting skin tension lines and the lines of maximal extension. This will help determine where to place the markings.

Mark

Mark the defect and a curvilinear shaped marking at a distance which is equal to the width of the defect. The arising flap should be based on local vascular perforators.

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