The effect of mesenchymal stem cells and sildenafil on flap viability in perforator-based flaps for ischemia/reperfusion injury: An experimental study


Kelahmetoglu O. , Demir R., Okten G., Demir A., Alpaslan Pinarli F., Diraman E.

MICROSURGERY, vol.36, no.5, pp.402-409, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/micr.22396
  • Title of Journal : MICROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.402-409

Abstract

PurposeIn this study, we evaluated the individual and combined effects of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and sildenafil citrate (SC) on the viability of pedicled perforator flaps in which ischemia/reperfusion injury developed after induction of primary ischemia.