Management of scar contractures of the hand using Z advancement rotation flap


BURNS, cilt.39, ss.978-983, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.burns.2012.10.015
  • Dergi Adı: BURNS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.978-983


Functional consequences of hand contractures may lead to extreme impairment in hand functions so repair of the contractures can solve the problems related to hand functions. Different forms of z plasties have widely been used for the release of scar contractures. In this study, a useful z plasty technique, z advancement rotation flap (ZAR) was adapted for the release of hand contractures in the way of using only local tissues.