Anatomy [A] » Tissues [A10] » Surgically-Created Structures » Surgical Flaps
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Equipment and Supplies [E07] » Surgically-Created Structures » Surgical Flaps
Tongues of skin and subcutaneous tissue, sometimes including muscle, cut away from the underlying parts but often still attached at one end. They retain their own microvasculature which is also transferred to the new site. They are often used in plastic surgery for filling a defect in a neighboring region. MeSH
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Free Tissue Flaps
8 drugs (6 approved, 2 experimental)
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