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Random-pattern skin flaps: part 3 - Z-plasty flaps

In this third (see Part 1 here, and Part 2 here) of four articles outlining, in some detail, the practical steps for some important local skin flaps, Christopher Thompson and Miles Bannister describe the Z-plasty; a very helpful and useful...


Random-pattern skin flaps: part 2 - rhomboid and bilobed flaps

In the second of our series on local skin flaps (see Part 1 here, and Part 3 here), the authors describe more techniques and examples of various skin flaps that trainees should find very interesting. Rhomboid flap This remains our...


Random-pattern skin flaps: part 1 – advancement flaps

In the first of a short series covering random pattern skin flaps and their use in clinical practice (see Part 2 here, and Part 3 here), Christopher Thompson and Miles Bannister describe in some detail their techniques which I hope...