Z-Plasty
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Z-Plasty

This Z-Plasty course will teach you:

  • The Z-Plasty, in order to create lengthening of a scar, changing the direction of the scar so it falls within the resting tension skin lines or to move skin areas.

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Z-Plasty:

  • Skin ischemia
  • Different angles

With the following tips you might perform the Z-Plasty even better:

  • Skin lengthening

After studying the Z-Plasty course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Skin necrosis

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Step by step

Flap design

Skin

Identify

Identify the resting skin tension lines, the lines of maximal extensibility and the slack of the skin. Determine the desired length and direction of the Z-plasty.

Mark

Mark the skin for the desired Z-plasty with two triangular shapes.

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