advancement flap meaning

  "advancement flap" in a sentence
  • [Medicine]
    n : a flap of tissue stretched and sutured in place to cover a defect at a nearby position


  1. of these options, the antia-buch chondrocutaneous advancement flap is adequate for small helical rim defects
  2. With an advancement flap, incisions are extended out parallel from the wound, creating a rectangle with one edge remaining intact.
  3. This is the least complex type of flap and includes advancement flaps, rotation flaps, and transposition flaps, in order from least to most complex.
  4. The buccal advancement flap technique is the most commonly used method for closing OAC / OAF . This flap design provides good blood supply and has a high success rate.

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