publication . Article . 2006

Anterolateral thigh flap for phalloplasty - Gandhi Hospital technique: An innovative method

Krishna Mohan; Parvati Ramani; Sri Krishna; G Gnaneswar;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006 Journal: Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery (issn: 0970-0358, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>The objective of this paper is to report on the innovative technique of using Anterolateral Thigh Fasciocutaneous Thigh Island flap for the reconstruction of penis following Electrical Burns .This is an addition in the armamentariom of reconstructive surgeon doing phalloplasty. The advantages are that this is a single stage procedure, in the same operative field, can be undertaken under Epidural anesthesia and can be undertaken in a place without infrastructure to perform a microvascular surgery. In addition, we presume that the flap will have similar sensation as the penis to an extent.</jats:p>
Subjects
free text keywords: Anterolateral thigh flap, penile loss, phalloplasty, Surgery, RD1-811, Thigh flap, Penis, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Reconstructive Surgeon, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Anatomy, Thigh
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publication . Article . 2006

Anterolateral thigh flap for phalloplasty - Gandhi Hospital technique: An innovative method

Krishna Mohan; Parvati Ramani; Sri Krishna; G Gnaneswar;