Use of Inferior Gluteal Artery and Posterior Thigh Perforators in Management of Ischial Pressure Sores With Limited Donor Sites for Flap Coverage

Unal C., Ozdemir J., Yirmibesoglu O., Yucel E., Agir H.

ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.69, no.1, pp.67-72, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/sap.0b013e31821ee432
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.67-72


Background: Reconstructive surgery for ischial pressure sore defects presents a challenge because of high rates of recurrence. The aim of this study was to describe the use of inferior gluteal artery (IGA) and posterior thigh perforators in management of ischial pressure sores with limited donor sites. Patients and