split-thickness

split-thickness

(split′thik′nĕss)
Pert. to a graft consisting of the epidermis and part of the dermis.
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The treatment has the potential to significantly reduce scarring and would allow the skin to grow with the victim, which are problems associated with the current permanent solution, known as a meshed split-thickness autograft, he said.
The study is designed to evaluate patient response to ESS as compared to meshed split-thickness autograft (AG).
The defect was reconstructed with a split-thickness skin graft.
The patient returned to the operating room on day 13 for debridement and split-thickness skin grafting to the dorsum of penis, and application of a wound vac.
The main challenge encountered is that most autologous skin grafting techniques are based on transplanting split-thickness skin (the today s gold standard).
Five of the youngsters were left with scars following their accident, and overall 10 needed split-thickness and seven fullthickness skin grafts.
A total of 33 split-thickness skin grafts obtained from cadaver donors after written consent from their relatives, were studied from July 2002 to December 2006, after approval from the Institutional Ethics Committee.
Excisional biopsy demonstrated a 7-mm invasive melanoma, and a split-thickness skin graft was used to repair the defect.
Closed fractures associated with compartment syndrome were treated with immediate four-compartment fasciotomy, using two incisions and temporary knee-spanning external fixation, followed by delayed primary closure or split-thickness skin grafting.
The 19-year-old patient with congenital absence of the uterus and vagina refused the split-thickness skin graft typically used for treating the condition and instead underwent the Apligraf procedure.