tie-over dressing

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tie-·o·ver dress·ing

a dressing placed over a skin graft or other sutured wound and tied on by the sutures that have been left of sufficient length for that purpose.
Synonym(s): bolus dressing
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Split thickness skin graft (STSG) was taken from prepared area of dorsal surface of arm and applied over the raw area of dorsum of middle phalanx of finger, STSG fixed with 5-0 cutting silk suture and tied over bolus dressing done.
Graft was fixed by stitching with margin of wound and tie over bolus dressing done, operated finger was immobilised by plaster of Paris posterior slab for 12 days.