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Definition of -Plasty
What does -Plasty mean?
- Medical suffix meaning repair or restoration of a part or function.
- Molding or shaping through a surgical procedure.
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Expert Consult by Shan R. Baker
Z-plasty is a double transposition flap technique that is used to lengthen contracted scars, to change the orientation of...
by Guidubaldo Querci della Rovere, John R. Benson, Maurizio Nava
Z-PLASTY TECHNIQUES Z-plasty is an elegant surgical maneuvre that was first described by Denonvilliers in 1856, as a method for...
Z-plasty is a simple procedure involving the transposition of two triangular flaps and has a number of important contemporary uses in...
Expert Consult by John L. Pfenninger, Grant C. Fowler
The Z-plasty is a particularly useful technique for scar revision to redirect Skin tension lines 4X Defect Defect removed Lesion, laceration, or scar Elliptical Burow's triangle to be discarded E F Pivot point Burow's triangle removed a scar into ...
Pediatric Facial and Reconstructive Surgery, An Issue of Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, (2014)
by Sherard Austin Tatum
Furlow double opposing Z-plasty is a procedure that is particularly well Fig. 4. (continued) suited for patients with abnormal orientation of .
NextMed / MMVR20 by J.D. Westwood
Introduction Z-plasty is a fundamental plastic surgery technique used to improve the functional and cosmetic appearance of scars by transposing constricted or unsightly soft tissue into a better functional position or into alignment with a natural ...
by MILEHAM HAYES
The Z-plasty is a double transportation flap (but with rotation and advancement elements) of two equal triangles – the 'V's of the 'Z'. It is not used in skin cancer surgery but for lengthening scars, especially those that cross relaxed skin tension ...
by Marci M. Lesperance, Paul W. Flint
The Z-plasty is a well-known technique for lengthening a scar. The reorientation of the flaps also builds bulk in the posterior palate to aid contact of the posterior pharyngeal wall. The Furlow double-opposing Z-plasty is done with the patient ...
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