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M Leow, J Lim, TC Lim
Correspondence: Dr M Leow, firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of this paper is to report the use of the superior gluteal artery perforator (SGAP) flap in the closure of sacral pressure sores here in Singapore. This fasciocutaneous flap is a refinement of the musculocutaneous flap which is popularly used for the closure of sacral sores. There were minimal complications. This is a reliable flap and gives the option of further reconstructive possibilities should a recurrence occur.
Keywords: fasciocutaneous, pedicled, sacral pressure sores, superior gluteal artery perforator (SGAP) flap
Singapore Med J 2004; 45(1): 37-39