split thickness graft

split thickness graft

Surgery A 'thin' skin graft–0.25-0.35 mm in thickness that includes epidermis and minimal dermis. See Skin graft. Cf Artificial skin, Spray-on skin.
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Various techniques have been suggested for the closure e-g buccal mucosal graft, split thickness graft , allogenic graft, tongue flaps, fibromucosal plate flaps (the push back technique), facial artery musculo-mucosal flaps (FAMM Flap) , temporal muscle flaps and buccal fat pad flap.
Among these pinch graft, free full thickness graft, mesh graft, split thickness graft, strip graft, pedicle graft, skin flap etc have been tried in clinical and experimental animals (Vishwasrao and Mantri, 1990; Anjaiah et al.
1a) who had undergone surgical reconstruction of Ear lobe for Microtia on the right side with Autologous costal cartilage and split thickness graft has been referred to the Department of Prosthodontics, TNGDC&H, Chennai for fabrication of Auricular stent.
Autologous costal cartilage has been shaped into ear lobe and covered with split thickness graft taken below the hairline in the region of reconstruction.
On examination the donor site of split thickness graft showed inflammation (fig.
He in his patients used full thickness plantar grafts with good results but had to use second split thickness graft to cover the donor site.
Nakamura and his colleagues5 presented a series of 64 cases, in which they favored the use of relatively thick split thickness graft (so that subcutaneous fat was visible at donor site).
Dermal graft was applied to the defect while split thickness graft was placed at donor site.
In these cases, a split thickness graft can be taken from the thigh or buttocks and used to cover such a wound.
The patient was treated with VAC system and then a split thickness graft was applied.
4) used a modification of this technique, where they used ultrathin split thickness grafts (<0.