A random-pattern skin-flap model in streptozotocin diabetic rats

Isken T., Ozgentas H. E. , Gulkesen K. H. , Ciftcioglu A.

ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY, cilt.57, ss.323-329, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Flap operations are frequently performed in diabetic patients. Nevertheless, we could find no experimental study examining diabetes mellitus's effect on the flaps' survival. For this reason, we designed this study as a random-pattern skin-flap model of diabetic rats in 1999.