Superior and Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap

  • He-Ping ZhengEmail author
  • Yong-Qing Xu
  • Jian Lin
  • De-Qing Hu


The superior and inferior gluteal artery perforator flap was developed from gluteus maximus myocutaneous flap. The superior gluteal artery perforator flap supplied by superior gluteal artery was first reported to repair sacral bedsore by Koshima in 1993. It was then applied in reconstruction of breast by Allen, and also used for repair of spinal meningocele and bedsore wound in pedicled form. The inferior gluteal artery perforator flap supplied by inferior gluteal artery was first reported to repair sciatic wound by Xiancheng Wang.


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  2. Wang XC, Li XF, Lu Q, et al. Superior or inferior gluteal artery perforator flaps for the gluteal sores. Chin J Plast Surg. 2010;26(2):113–5.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • He-Ping Zheng
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yong-Qing Xu
    • 2
  • Jian Lin
    • 3
  • De-Qing Hu
    • 4
  1. 1.The 900th Hospital of PLAClinical Anatomic CenterFuzhouChina
  2. 2.Orthopaedic DepartmentKunming General Hospital of PLAKunmingChina
  3. 3.Shanghai JiaoTong UniversityXin-hua Hospital (ChongMing)ShanghaiChina
  4. 4.Orthopaedic DepartmentThe First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical UniversityFuzhouChina

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