Cary Bosworth, BS Filter by article type: AllProceedingsFeatureFormsPhoto articleStep-by-step FeaturesCE listingSponsoredInteractive CaseGalleryAudioQuizVideoInteractive FeatureDirectory listing Skin reconstruction techniques: Z-plasty as an aid to tension-free wound closureVETERINARY MEDICINE - Oct 01, 2004A Z-shaped incision can be created in an area of high skin tension to allow skin relaxation and lengthening. A Z-plasty involves transposing the two interdigitating flaps of skin formed by the incision. Hot topics on dvm3605 ways to wow pet owners (and pets) 10 steps to take when a practice owner dies dvm360 sits down with Dr. Pol Ack! How do you spell that again? "Best. Veterinary Practice. EVER."