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


GÜMÜŞ N. , YILMAZ S.

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

Özet

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.