Delay. Definition

Medical Definition: delay

Technique by which it takes the complete removal of a flap, in the field of reconstructive surgery is performed to gradually develop a complementary vascularization, since collateral circulation, so that you can improve your chances of survival in the face to transfer. It is generally applied to the skin flaps randomized, in which sequential partial sections are made of their margins, treatment sessions separated by several days (five to seven days), until there is a single pedicle, on which interest transfer. Once the flap has been transferred to its recipient bed should survive, unless this tension, pressure, twisting, bruising or infection.

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