If a full-thickness
loss of eyelid tissue leads to lagophthalmos and corneal exposure, aggressive lubrication with antibiotic ointments is instituted or a temporary tarsorrhaphy placed until definitive repair can be accomplished.
Partial thickness rotator cuff tears do not heal spontaneously and have a high propensity to increase in size and/or develop into full-thickness
lesions, said Theodore F.
CareFirst announced yesterday in a medical policy bulletin that autologous chondrocyte implantation for the treatment of full-thickness
articular cartilage defects of the knee as a result of acute or repetitive trauma is considered medically necessary when certain conditions are met.
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The microautografts can help heal both acute and chronic wounds, including full-thickness
wounds from trauma, some burn wounds, diabetic foot ulcers, and venous ulcers, according to the manufacturer's website.
EpiFix is reportedly medically necessary for treatment of partial and full-thickness
neuropathic diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) that are greater than six weeks in duration with no capsule, tendon or bone exposed, when used in conjunction with standard diabetic ulcer care.
With the development of endoscopic technology, the more endoscopic resection techniques have been proven to be feasible for tumors originating from muscularis propria, such as endoscopic full-thickness
resection and the over-the-scope clipping device system (OTSC).
Surgeons should ensure adequate vaginal margins (greater than 1 cm) with full-thickness
cuff closures while avoiding excessive electrocautery.
and partial-thickness supraspinatus tendon tears: value of US signs in diagnosis.
Fluorescein dye retention is diagnostic of full-thickness
epithelial defect or corneal ulcer, these corneal ulcers
Acceptable clinical results have been reported for intra-oral transplantation of full-thickness
engineered oral mucosa (6, 7).
Herein, we report unexpected spontaneous closure of a full-thickness
idiopathic macular hole that occurred after a failed vitrectomy surgery.