Year 2020, Volume 10 , Issue 1, Pages 284 - 291 2020-04-25

An Effective Option for the Repair of Facial Defects: V-Y Advancement Flaps and Modifications

Handan DEREBAŞINLIOĞLU [1] , Sarper YILMAZ [2] , Kadriye İPEK UZUNOĞLU [3]


Objective: V-Y advancement flaps are pliable local flaps that can be used in nearly every part of the body with relatively minimal technical difficulty. These flaps provide the best color and quality match, especially in the facial region. With effective planning, donor site morbidity can be acceptable, even on the face.
Methods: The results of 38 patients who underwent 53 V-Y advancement flap facial reconstructions were analyzed retrospectively. The defects were evaluated according to their anatomical region, etiology, postoperative complications, and final aesthetic results.
Results: V-Y advancement flaps were used for defects that were either not amenable to primary repair or had a high risk of cosmetic distortion. The defects were located in the cheek (9 patients), nasolabial fold (7 patients), nose (6 patients), forehead (5 patients), preauricular area (3 patients), infraorbital region (3 patients), lower lip (1 patients), gingivobuccal sulcus (2 patients), and medial canthal region (2 patients). In 32 patients, the primary pathology was malignant tumor (22 basal cell carcinomas, 9 epidermoid carcinomas, 1 malignant eccrine poroma). Etiologies of the other patients’ defects were benign tumors (n=2), traumatic wounds (n=2), and contractures (n=2).
Conclusions: Despite the widespread use of V-Y flaps in surgical practice, the technique continues to demonstrate additional advantages, particularly in facial reconstruction. They are not only applicable for medium and small defects, but can be used for all defects with sufficient surrounding tissue. They enable various modifications and the elevation of multiple flaps.
Surgical flaps, reconstructive surgical procedures, face
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-1412-4672
Author: Handan DEREBAŞINLIOĞLU (Primary Author)
Institution: SİVAS CUMHURİYET ÜNİVERSİTESİ, TIP FAKÜLTESİ, TIP PR.
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-3078-2264
Author: Sarper YILMAZ
Institution: UFUK ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-4186-9186
Author: Kadriye İPEK UZUNOĞLU
Institution: KONYA EĞİTİM VE ARAŞTIRMA HASTANESİ
Country: Turkey


Supporting Institution yok
Dates

Application Date : February 18, 2020
Acceptance Date : April 7, 2020
Publication Date : April 25, 2020

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APA Derebaşınlıoğlu, H , Yılmaz, S , İpek, K . (2020). An Effective Option for the Repair of Facial Defects: V-Y Advancement Flaps and Modifications . ENT Updates , 10 (1) , 284-291 . DOI: 10.32448/entupdates.688024
MLA Derebaşınlıoğlu, H , Yılmaz, S , İpek, K . "An Effective Option for the Repair of Facial Defects: V-Y Advancement Flaps and Modifications" . ENT Updates 10 (2020 ): 284-291 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/entupdates/issue/53920/688024>
Chicago Derebaşınlıoğlu, H , Yılmaz, S , İpek, K . "An Effective Option for the Repair of Facial Defects: V-Y Advancement Flaps and Modifications". ENT Updates 10 (2020 ): 284-291
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ISNAD Derebaşınlıoğlu, Handan , Yılmaz, Sarper , İpek, Kadriye . "An Effective Option for the Repair of Facial Defects: V-Y Advancement Flaps and Modifications". ENT Updates 10 / 1 (April 2020): 284-291 . https://doi.org/10.32448/entupdates.688024
AMA Derebaşınlıoğlu H , Yılmaz S , İpek K . An Effective Option for the Repair of Facial Defects: V-Y Advancement Flaps and Modifications. ENT Updates. 2020; 10(1): 284-291.
Vancouver Derebaşınlıoğlu H , Yılmaz S , İpek K . An Effective Option for the Repair of Facial Defects: V-Y Advancement Flaps and Modifications. ENT Updates. 2020; 10(1): 284-291.
IEEE H. Derebaşınlıoğlu , S. Yılmaz and K. İpek , "An Effective Option for the Repair of Facial Defects: V-Y Advancement Flaps and Modifications", ENT Updates, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 284-291, Apr. 2020, doi:10.32448/entupdates.688024